Tag Archives: Florida

Super Atrocious News for Mitt Romney

Oh crap. This comes from Nate Silver at FiveThirtyEight today: Mr. Obama led in four separate polls of Virginia on Sunday, three of which represented improvement from the prior polls issued by the same polling firms. Virginia has moved out … Continue reading

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Mitt Romney Caught On Tape Talking Honestly About His Mormonism And Jesus Reigning From Missouri

Recently posted on YouTube, the below video seems to be going viral. I actually find it refreshing–the real Mitt Romney, not knowing he’s being recorded, speaking his mind with uncensored combativeness. ___________ When he lets off some steam, Romney appears to … Continue reading

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If Romney Loses Ohio, He Must Win Pennsylvania

At FiveThirtyEight, Nate Silver explains why Mitt Romney is making a last-minute play for Pennsylvania: absent Ohio, it’s basically his sole remaining (plausible) route to at least 269 electoral votes. In a nutshell, here’s how Romney, according to Silver, gets … Continue reading

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Psst: Romney May Lose North Carolina

If true, this is a bad piece of late-breaking news for Mitt Romney. Concerning a weekend conference call, Howard Kurtz at The Daily Beast reports the following: On a conference call Saturday, Obama campaign manager Jim Messina said his team had … Continue reading

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How You Know Mitt Romney Is Losing

Just have a look at where he’s scheduled to campaign on Monday, the day before the election. This is at the New York Times: Mr. Romney’s campaign officials said they were confident that he would win Florida. But they were … Continue reading

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Is There Method to Romney’s Madness?

In contrast with Barack Obama’s itinerary this weekend, Mitt Romney’s seems rather odd. Here’s the Washington Post this morning: Romney set off on a swing from New Hampshire to Iowa to Colorado and, on Sunday, to Pennsylvania. Romney is making an … Continue reading

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Nate Silver’s Take on the Race with Just a Few Days Left

Nate Silver is the Stephen Hawking of the polling world, and with just days to go, his judgment concerning the state of the race for the presidency is short and sweet (if you are an Obama supporter): To argue that … Continue reading

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“I’m Tired of Branco Bama and Mitt Romney”

A four-year-old responds to her mother (apparently a pollster): ___________ Philip Larkin’s “This Be the Verse”: They fuck you up, your mum and dad. They may not mean to, but they do. They fill you with the faults they had … Continue reading

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October Jobs Number: 171,000 Jobs Added

More good luck for President Obama with just days to go before the election. The October jobs number is 171,000. Nate Silver now has Obama’s chance of reelection above 80%. Should Romney lose, Marc Ambinder expects these to be among the … Continue reading

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Obama Has the Luck of the Irish

Daniel Gross, a global business editor at Newsweek, explains: The U.S. economy, with its struggling jobs, housing, and auto sectors, were President Obama’s enemies through most of his term, and were poised to hammer him in the deciding weeks of … Continue reading

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Errol Morris’s Interview Mini-Film, “Eleven Excellent Reasons Not to Vote?”

Errol Morris surveys attractive and trendy-looking 20-somethings about their voting attitudes.

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Is Hurricane Sandy Another “Let Them Go Bankrupt” Moment For Mitt Romney?

It certainly appears so. This is at the New York Times today: Most Americans have never heard of the National Response Coordination Center, but they’re lucky it exists on days of lethal winds and flood tides. The center is the … Continue reading

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Romney vs. Obama Among Latinos: A 52-Point Gap

How does Mitt Romney find a route to the presidency if he is losing Latino voters with a 52-point gap? Here’s news on the most recent Latino Decisions tracking poll: 87% of Latino voters say they are almost certain they … Continue reading

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The Truth about Race and the Republican Party

The following “emperor has no clothes” moment of truth-telling comes from a white Republican, Laurence Wilkerson, Colin Powell’s former chief-of-staff: “My party, unfortunately, is the bastion of those people — not all of them, but most of them — who are … Continue reading

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Back to the Closet and Coat Hanger: Clay Bennett’s Unsettling Image of a Mitt Romney Presidency Combined with Republican Control of Congress

__________ Clay Bennett on Facebook Clay Bennet’s website

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Bad News for Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney is campaigning today in Florida. In Florida. And he’s in the county of Escambia in the Panhandle–the most conservative part of the state. What’s he doing there if his internal polling shows him in a strong position in … Continue reading

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Robert Shrum on Mitt Romney’s Unraveling

Here’s part of Robert Shrum’s take on the presidential election going into the final week: Romney can run, but he can’t hide—from the Bain ads that are on the air again in the Midwest, from the relentless Obama focus on … Continue reading

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Rape Pregnancy is a Gift from God?

Mitt Romney and Richard Mourdock: BFF.

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Sour Power: Mourdock-Romney

The revolt against the hippies.

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Mourdock-Romney

United they stand.

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