If either candidate can propose ways to make economic sanctions feel less like a fee for doing business and more like an exacting punishment, there is hope for a policy that may yet induce Iran to change its nuclear behavior.
I am not issuing a call for American exceptionalism, but one for American content. If politicians used debates as an opportunity to have a conversation with voters and not as one to attack the other, perhaps we Americans would realize it ain't all bad...
Romney's answer about equality in the work force began, "if you are going to have women in the workforce, you need to be more flexible." The "if" says a lot about his inability to accept the fact that most women are working outside the home.
Drones kill their enemies but also can miss their targets and a study released last month shows that they miss a lot.
Here's what the 2012 campaign has taught us thus far: Frontrunners suck.
We voters want to learn as much as possible about the two presidential candidates and what they really stand for, and we look to the presidential debates and their accompanying spin rooms to provide us with this information.
It's Mitt's latest phrase -- and Rick's latest song. ...
Giving Americans helpful information about future policies of the candidates in a presidential debate? Fancy that.
Presidential Debate Watch 2012 took place at 92YTribeca on October 3, 2012. The event featured Daily Show co-creator Lizz Winstead moderating a panel...
Romney's main pitch is that because of his business experience he will make an excellent president. And that because President Obama did not have business experience, he is not an excellent president. But there is a fallacy in this logic.
Though Governor Romney has used climate change as joke material, it is no laughing matter in Florida, a place that has been called "ground zero when it comes to sea level rise."
Romney had a bad night and conservatives lit into Obama, Obama had a bad night and liberals lit into... Obama!
You wouldn't associate a white middle-aged Mormon man with Paris? I wouldn't either, and I have to say that sending a guy who's not allowed to have premarital sex, not allowed to drink coffee or wine to Paris is truly a cruel and unusual punishment.
When all of us here at Lynn University look back on October 22, 2012, we will not remember Debate Day for the long hours we all worked or for the logistical challenges with which we were faced. Instead, we will remember it as the culmination of our entire campus' efforts to rise to the challenge.
If Republicans believe openly gay service is a threat to national security, shouldn't they fight to reinstate the ban? And if they were wrong in that belief, shouldn't they be forced to say so?
What should Obama do? Take a lesson from JFK in 1960. Be partisan. Define the differences between Democrats and Republicans.