On Wednesday night in Denver, I will be waiting to hear how Mitt Romney and Barack Obama will fill the millions of jobs currently open. For all the talk of job creation, the immediate problem is qualified American workers to fill the jobs we have already created.
The University of Denver is hosting the first of this year's presidential debates this coming Wednesday. It's a thrilling, if rather disorienting, time on campus right now, but I thought I'd take a few moments to sum up what we might expect to see.
If the media-industrial complex obeys its usual laws of supply and demand, the political headlines over the next four weeks are fairly predictable: Romney Wins First Debate. Ryan, Biden Debate to a Draw. Obama Wins Second Debate. It All Comes Down to the Last Debate.