Whose side is God on in the presidential election? The Republicans -- both at and subsequent to their convention -- have actively laid claim to God's mantle and given the Almighty credit for most things American.
To trope on Bill Clinton, "It's Arithmetic." Colbert and Stewart have shown us that the Romney campaign adds up to lies and insults. Now it's our turn to do the math and decide what this campaign really adds up to.
A message to those 47%: Become 100% engaged so a political duffer doesn't become a political winner.
Mitt Romney appears desperate to shake off the bad luck that has been such a drag on his campaign, but his quick jabs at Obama have often proven inadvisable, ill-timed -- or simply ignored.
Which vision and version of citizenship is correct? The answer should be both. Early in this 21st century, however, where partisanship has been elevated to the new art of war it appears that neither may be.
The Republican Party tried to paper over the nastiness of their primary season with empty and abstract rhetoric about jobs and the economy. The Democrats had to counter a sense of disengagement by the public. It does not appear that either of them succeeded.
While the conventions and the two men who would be president have been uppermost in our minds for the past two weeks, we should not lose sight of other critical races going on across the country, in particular those in the House of Representatives.
Just ask those families in Colorado affected by wildfires. Or the families throughout the Midwest suffering from record droughts. Or the families in Florida threatened by rising sea levels. These families cannot afford to have a president who ignores the impacts of a changing climate.
Mitt Romney's October surprise has arrived early. It is the sad reality that his toughest decisions next year will be what color cravat to wear at his wife's next horse ballet competition and not the choices he'd hoped to make behind the Resolute desk in the Oval Office.
Despite the threat of Hurricane Isaac, thousands of supporters flocked to Tampa to participate in the primary of what many consider the most significant election in American history.
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It appears the Democratic Party's convention in Charlotte produced a better one for Obama. As history has shown, the bounces don't matter very much -- Dukakis, Kerry and McCain each got substantial bounces after their conventions. You know the rest.
No business man is self-made. Of course, it takes tenacity, intelligence and hard work to achieve what Mitt Romney has, but that talent would fester under a climate of every man for himself.
After thousands of attendees broke into a spontaneous synchronized orgasm during the final moment of President Obama's speech, Karl Yamenski, lone janitor at the Time Warner Arena, recognized that this would be a night for the ages.