MY USA Today Piece on VP Debates

You can find that here. The title is “One memorable veep debate,” though I argue most of them are fairly memorable. How this happened was USA Today called me up earlier this week and said (and I’m paraphrasing), “Hey Mr. Vice Presidential Expert Guy, how would you like to watch the veep debate between Paul [Read More...]

Paul Ryan, You’re No Jack Kemp!

Over on one of Patheos’s progressive blogs, Faith Forward, Franky Schaeffer has written a very highly trafficked, angry post whose point is summed up in parentheses: “(Ryan Is No Kemp).” Republicans can only pray to the gods of the Electoral College he’s right about that. Jack Kemp as vice presidential pick was an unmitigated disaster. [Read More...]

The Mind of Romney

I used my piece in the Real Clear Politics Sunday afternoon update to try to get at Mitt Romney’s mind by way of his vice presidential pick, Paul Ryan. There’s a lot there that is of only passing interest to religious readers, and a bit that is very relevant. To wit: On the related subject [Read More...]


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