Posts tagged “Mitt Romney”

Mitt Romney Was Wrong All Along

Further evidence that the Republican Party still ought not to be trusted …

Posted July 7th, 2014

Is a Gay-Baiting Bishop Really Worth Losing the State Senate Over?

This is why a convention was a bad idea. The Chesapeake bishop who …

Posted May 21st, 2013

How Team Romney Planned to Roll Back Obamacare

Tevi Troy has an article in the new issue of National Affairs on presidential …

Posted April 18th, 2013

White Elephants: Are Republicans an Endangered Species?

Its base shrinking, the party of Lincoln considers the “Calhoun option.”

Posted February 12th, 2013

On Immigration, Rubio Recycles Bush

To salvage some sort of positive news from the fiscal cliff deal, …

Posted January 14th, 2013

Responsibility, Personal and Individual (Or, How to Do Political Theory By Watching ‘Girls’)

Responsibility is a familiar theme of conservative rhetoric. While progressives expect the …

Posted January 10th, 2013

A Message to You, GOP: Strong Parties Win Majorities Rather Than Changing the Rules

The post-mortems are over. Most Republicans now admit what everyone else knows: …

Posted January 9th, 2013

My Punditry Self-Audit

Slate’s Dave Weigel puts himself through the paces of a self-audit: What …

Posted December 31st, 2012

The Retrovirus of Upper-Income Tax Cuts

Pete Spiliakos has a smart post pushing back against the idea that …

Posted December 3rd, 2012

Stuart Stevens, Self-Soothing

This column, by Romney campaign strategist Stuart Stevens, is a tissue of …

Posted November 28th, 2012

Coal — Or: The Mitt Romney Pander Few Will Remember

Yuval Levin’s election postmortem reduced the Democratic party to “an incoherent amalgam …

Posted November 27th, 2012

How the Real Obama Lost the Election, and the Conservative Media Won

Barack Obama is once again, for better or worse, the president. Like …

Posted November 20th, 2012

A Tale of Two Rubins

On the day after Mother Jones magazine released the secretly-recorded Mitt Romney …

Posted November 16th, 2012

Fiscal Cliff Deal Hanging Tantalizingly Inside Romney-Ryan Frame

On the morning after the election, I floated an idea to break …

Posted November 13th, 2012

Community Organizer: 1, Brainy Wall Street Financier: Zero

Bethany Mandel at Commentary has a pretty cool account of the breakdown …

Posted November 9th, 2012

Considering the Nuclear Option for a Balanced Budget: An Article V Convention

Now that Obama has won handily, the hand-wringing over demographic change has begun …

Posted November 7th, 2012

A Victory of Sorts

The defeat of Mitt Romney is a victory for those of us …

Posted November 7th, 2012