Best of the Blogosphere on the Third Presidential Debate
The best summations from around the blogosphere on the third and final Presidential debate: Andrew Sullivan: After the first truly epic implosion in the first debate, Obama has clawed his way back in the following two, in my view. He has marshalled his arguments as potently as ...read more
Lethal Obama Returns to Reverse Romney's Lucky Punch Win in Denver
Having live blogged the debate last night and given up to the minute reactions to every twist and turn, I don't think the gravitas of Obama's performance sunk in until this morning. My immediate reaction was that Obama completely dominated Romney in every single way turning in ...read more
The Difference Between Obama and Romney: Outcomes
In a thoughtful piece about the choice Americans have this election, Gary Younge concludes that despite Obama's many flaws, a vote for Romney leads to quantifiably worse outcomes: Insisting it makes no difference who wins is not tenable. Last year Chelsea Shinneman of Roanoke, ...read more
How the Liberal Blogosphere Saw the Debate
Here's a round up of how the liberal blogosphere saw the debate last night. Not so good for Obama: Ta-Nehisi Coates at the Atlantic: I think that was pretty bad performance by Obama and an excellent one by Romney. This is exactly what Republicans wanted. Not to refer back to ...read more
Stats Show this Could be the Most Racially Polarized Election Ever
As Senator Lindsey Graham stated about the GOP's appeal to minorities, "We're not generating enough angry white guys to stay in business for the long term." This couldn't be more true, as Gary Younge reports, minorities are running away from the GOP in droves. Black support for ...read more
Romney Wins Florida - The End of Gingrich?
Gary Younge points out in an article in the Guardian that money pretty much determines the outcome of any given election in America. Newt Gingrich found this hard truth out last night in Florida, as his multi millionaire rival Mitt Romney resoundingly thumped him by an almost ...read more
Rocky Anderson: America's Best Hope for a Third Party Candidate?
Alyona Minkovski interviews Rocky Anderson, the former Mayor of Salt Lake City who is running as a third party presidential candidate for the Justice Party: And while you might laugh about the viability of a third party candidate, Gary Younge of the Guardian reminds us that in ...read more