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  • The case for Romney

    The case for Romney
    Years ago, a friend told me a story from her days living in South America. The movie "Wayne's World" had come out, and she went to see it. She spoke English, but it was interesting to read the Spanish subtitles. For instance, early in the film, Wayne...
  • McCain: Still clueless

    It's good to see that U.S. Sen. John McCainis still just as clueless as he was four years ago, but I'm sure the Chinese were not as amused as I was by his warnings that the "Arab Spring" was coming soon to China. It's too bad they didn't point out to...
  • Is the GOP already feeling buyer's remorse?

    Is the GOP already feeling buyer's remorse?
    It's not unusual in politics for a party to nominate in haste and repent in leisure. In 2008, many Republicans feared before the election that they had chosen a loser in John McCain, and in 2004 many Democrats felt the same about John Kerry. It's known as...
  • McCain's faint praise, Gingrich's long knives greet Romney in New Hampshire

    McCain's faint praise, Gingrich's long knives greet Romney in New Hampshire
    The politics-by-the-numbers game we play has been quirkily friendly to Mitt Romney. He was able to waltz into New Hampshire a week before its Republican presidential primary boasting of being a winner in the Iowa caucuses. He could do so despite the fact...
  • Same-sex marriage seals Obama's fate as a one-term president

    Same-sex marriage seals Obama's fate as a one-term president
    Barack Obama made himself a one-term president last week by telling ABC, "I think that same-sex couples should be able to get married." Up till now, he was politically savvy, saying his position was "evolving." But in repealing the military's "don't ask,...
  • Just an average Mitt: Romney's 'citizen candidate' line is hard to swallow

    Just an average Mitt: Romney's 'citizen candidate' line is hard to swallow
    Having endured two last-weekend debate assaults on his self-styled citizen candidacy, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney looks to today's Republican presidential primary in New Hampshire to bolster his front-runner status. But win or lose, he is likely...
  • The amazing, misquoting Mr. Romney

    There is hypocrisy and then there is hypocrisy. Mitt Romney, presidential aspirant, earned himself the italics award again just this week. He took umbrage at his words, "I like to fire people," being taken out of context and used deceptively against...
  • Citizens United II

    Citizens United II
    "While American democracy is imperfect, few outside the majority of this Court would have thought its flaws included a dearth of corporate money in politics." That penultimate sentence in now-retired Justice John Paul Stevens' brilliant dissent in the...
  • Re-energizing young voters

    Re-energizing young voters
    DeJanee Fennell hears the excuses. Young people are apathetic. Young people are sick of politics. Young people have given up. But Fennell doesn't buy that. The 20-year-old junior at Morgan State University knows President Barack Obama needs the youth...
  • Memorial Day brings mixed feeling for area veterans

    Memorial Day brings mixed feeling for area veterans
    Every Memorial Day, John Strumsky goes to a veterans cemetery with his wife, Dawn, listens to the ceremony on the grounds and tours the grave markers. The tradition leaves him with mixed emotions, he said. Strumsky's emotional confusion stems from his...
  • Will our leaders be able to lead?

    Will our leaders be able to lead?
    It's hard to imagine the morning after. What happens now that the debt-ceiling crisis has ended with the whimper of a finger-in-the-dike "solution" that staves off imminent disaster but does little to solve our long-term debt problems and may even damage...
  • Tea party: They call us names because they fear our strength

    Tea party: They call us names because they fear our strength
    Last January, after the tragic attack on Rep. Gabrielle Giffords that left her severely wounded and six people dead, President Barack Obama made an impassioned plea to the nation to tone down political and partisan rhetoric. So it's both surprising and...