2012 Election

How Voter Intensity Beats Propensity In The Abortion Wars
In recent weeks, pollsters and pundits have been wrestling with a seeming contradiction at the heart of the country's abortion debate. On the one hand, the United States is a pro-choice nation, with consistent majorities of Americans voicing the belief for two decades that abortion should be legal in some or all cases. On the other, the United States is also witnessing the rapid proliferation of draconian curbs on reproductive rights that in many states could soon make abortion access a thing of the past. Read more...
The Republican National Committee has issued <a href="http://growthopp.gop.com/default.aspx">a big report</a> on why the party lost their second straight election to the Kenyan Marxist -- and the popular vote in the fifth of the past six presidentials. The good news is these people are clearly convinced that their problems will be solved through better marketing, messaging, tactics, the primary schedule -- plus a few bones thrown to the gays and the Mexicans -- and all will be well. Read more...
A few years ago, libertarian Julian Sanchez identified an ever-worsening problem on the right: namely, that with the rise of Fox News, right-wing radio, and right-wing blogs, conservatives have hermetically sealed themselves off from all facts, debate and discussion that don't originate from the conservative echo chamber. Read more...
In his first public comments since Election Day, Romney slammed Obama for “berating Republicans” instead of leading the country, adding that the president’s habit of “blaming and pointing” has contributed to Congress’s inability to reach a deal. Read more...
You'd think that since the “47%” meme hasn't worked out so well, Fox would have dropped it by now. But, like that old definition of insanity, they keep doing the same thing and expecting new results. Only now it's the 60% of Americans who Read more...

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It’s déjà vu all over again at Fox News. Just a few hours before President Obama was sworn in for his second term, Fox took the same news that formed the basis for PolitiFact’s “Lie of the Year” – Mitt Romney’s false claim that Read more...
The Boston Globe this weekend offered a fascinating analysis of why Mitt Romney lost the 2012 presidential election. But for all the impact of ground games, turnout models and campaign strategies, Mitt Romney lost not because he failed to Read more...
I say the Tea Partiers should go for it: The tea-party movement is trying to regroup after taking some licks in this month's elections. Several groups already are setting their sights on 2014 congressional races, in which they plan to promote Read more...
Eric Bolling and the Fox & Friends hosts put on their tinfoil hats this morning as they sniffed around for the evil Obama re-election plot they felt certain was lurking behind the just-released jobless numbers. A Fox News Alert announced that the Read more...
Something is rotten in the state of Arizona. And it stinks of a festering campaign to suppress the growing political power of the state's Latino population. Because they're still counting nearly 200,000 "provisional" ballots that were handed Read more...