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Romney Lost Because He Failed to Embrace Economic Nationalism

Ian Fletcher | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics
Ian Fletcher

What did Romney have? A thin "five point plan" with less substance than Ronald Reagan's offhand remarks. The same old Republican orthodoxy, only of interest to orthodox Republicans.

Romney and the Far Right: Mainstreaming Extremism

Peter Montgomery | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Peter Montgomery

Mitt Romney's campaign for the presidency has been one long exercise in giving dangerous, harmful, extreme policies a place right at the top of the presidential ticket.

Why the Constitution's Framers Didn't Want Us to Directly Elect the President

Eric Black | Posted 12.17.2012 | Politics
Eric Black

The strange tale of how the electoral system came about puts some of its weird features into context. Once you get this context, it is at least understandable what the Framers thought they were doing.

Sam Stein

Romney Questions Whether Gingrich Has What It Takes To Beat Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.29.2011 | Politics

Underscoring the extent to which Newt Gingrich has emerged as a viable candidate in the Republican primary, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, the...