Seriously, a man running for the most powerful office in the country didn't bother to plan for one of the two contingencies that were guaranteed to happen last night? And he wanted us to let him make crucial decisions for all of us?
If Romney would just commit to granting all of us the same deal that he gets from his hedge fund and capital gains tax breaks and offshore accounts, I might be tempted to join the ranks of terminally shortsighted white males who seemed poised to vote him into office.
Unless the number of jobs added in October turns out to be substantially higher or lower than September's, or the unemployment rate is way higher or lower than anticipated, the report should be treated merely as news cycle fodder.
Don't call us soccer moms or mama grizzlies. Leave your Walmart mom label and your waitress mom put-downs at the door. You've got a couple of days to get it right, because there are plenty of moms left to persuade -- if you know how to reach them.
By now, President Obama's few bars of the Al Green classic "Let's Stay Together," which he sang at a January 2012 fundraiser at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, are the stuff of presidential legend.
There seems to have been an enduring effect from the first presidential debate. Governor Romney was with it, seemingly reasonable, and flexible. It wa...
A more realistic scenario takes into account the confusion that seems to have clearly ensued during and immediately after the attack, as Reuters also reports: "Intelligence experts caution that initial reports from the scene of any attack or disaster are often inaccurate."
We seem to iconize certain newsies which is maybe why we have two new biographies in audio and print about veteran television newsfolk: Walter Cronkite and Dan Rather.
Maybe this battle for the hearts and souls of America is more about Clear Channel vs. WFNX. In which world do you want to live?
Tonight's presidential debate will focus on foreign policy. As we listen to Democratic and Republican presidential candidates it is worth saying that a thoughtful foreign policy isn't about who can drop the most bombs.
Put a powerful computer in the palms of our hands, add the Internet and subtract the cords, and you've got a winner. But what precisely makes mobile transformative?
In 2012, the Chicago Boys will not let their Democratic colleagues go soft. In the homestretch of the presidential race, Obama, Axelrod, Emanuel and Messina will try to bring back their 2008 formula of success: money, message and get out the vote.
It's your community. It's your economic security. It's your child's education. It's your heritage to fight for the right to vote. This is personal. It's been less than 50 years since the Voting Rights Act outlawed discriminatory voting practices following decades of protest,
Which dream white house gets your vote?
Tomorrow night's debate should prove to be a fascinating one. It may get downright brutal at times. Both Ryan and Biden are fully capable of going for the jugular, and the Obama team knows it is in a slump.
Fifty-four percent of Venezuelans have ratified Hugo Chavez as leader of their country, and Raul's regime has some breathing room. But the great polarization in Simon Bolivar's fatherland will make it more difficult to publicly sustain the maintenance of Cuba.