Romney at the RNC: From the Audacity of Hype to the Tenacity of Hope

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Everyone is asking what Governor Romney should say when he addresses the Republican National Convention tonight in Tampa.  It’s going to be an important moment in which Romney can cut past the clutter and the cacophony of the election season and speak directly to the American electorate.  It’s especially important for the challenger, who has [Read More...]

Which Candidates Are More Generous – and Why it Matters

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Editor’s Note: The following is a guest post from my friend Josh Good of the Values and Capitalism initiative at AEI.  * Last night in Tampa, Ann Romney made a provocative statement about her husband’s success at Bain Capital, and about her family’s quiet pattern of giving: [Mitt's decision to] work harder and press on … [has] [Read More...]

Sikh Ye First

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It was a thoughtful gesture to invite Ishwar Singh, president of the Sikh Society of Central Florida, to deliver an invocation at the Republican National Convention.  The shooting at the temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, was brutal and horrific.  We still don’t know a great deal about the motivations of the shooter, except that he [Read More...]

Does Romney’s Mormon Faith – or Obama’s Muslim Faith – Really Matter?

Obama Addresses Joint Session Of Congress On Jobs And The Economy

 JUST KIDDING.  I know that President Obama is not Muslim.  I think.  I mean, he attended a UCC church for 20 years, which is far too big a price to pay just to hide your true Islamic beliefs!  Right?  That’s like being waterboarded every Sunday for twenty years straight.  (To all my United Churches of [Read More...]

Is Rape Rape?

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It’s a remarkable but unsurprising thing that a relatively unknown Congressman from Missouri’s “legitimate rape” comments have gotten so much more media attention than the Vice President of the United States mimicking urban African-American language and suggesting that the leaders of the other party want to “put y’all back in chains.” It’s remarkable because Joe [Read More...]


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