Getting -- and counting -- every single legitimate vote cast that day is the surest path to rekindling the spirit not only of '68. It's also true to the Spirit of '76. That would be 1776: principles and lessons of the past helping US to guide and create our future.
I haven't always been a straight-ticket voter. Although I've always registered as a Democrat, there was a time when I voted for people, not parties. In the past, I've voted for a few Republicans. But there is not a single Republican I would vote for today.
Obama has set the terms of debate when it comes to the economy, immigration, health care reform and gay marriage by stating a clear position that is not open to interpretation, and he is hammering Romney for his inability to speak clearly on them.
Why did the Chrysler Super Bowl ad so affect Karl Rove that he felt he must speak out against it? The answer to this question reveals more about Rove and the Republican party than it does about Chrysler or its two minutes of heart-warming, pro-industry salesmanship.
In a decision Thursday, the FEC refused approval to the effort by American Crossroads to run ads "fully coordinated" with candidates and have the ads treated as ads that were not coordinated with the candidates.