Tag: election 2012

Robert Reich: The GOP Crackup

January 2013

How Obama is unraveling Reagan Republicanism.

John Patrick Leary: Against Civility

November 2012

Concerns over declining 'civility' in politics distract us from the meaningful disagreements that we need to have.

Robert Reich: The Upcoming Mini-Deal on the “Fiscal Cliff”

November 2012

For those newly in office, the easiest route is that of least resistance.

Robert Reich: My Plane Out of NYC in Advance of Sandy, and Mitt Romney’s America

October 2012

Is a $4000 airline ticket a vision of Romney's America?

Tom Engelhardt: Democratic Mockpocalypse

October 2012

This year's presidential campaign is bigger and louder than anything we've ever seen before.

Jay Walljasper: What is Mitt Romney Planning for America?

October 2012

Where does the rage in the Republican Party come from?

Robert Reich: Obama is Back

October 2012

President Obama's performance in Tuesday's debate was a significant improvement.

Mattea Kramer: Tough Talk for America

October 2012

A guide to the presidential debates you won't be hearing.

Robert Reich: Four Reasons Romney Might Still Win

September 2012

The election's not over yet, and rumors of Romney's demise are premature.

Robert Reich: The Biggest Economic Challenge of Obama’s Second Term

September 2012

The debate on the campaign trail has focused on Obama's past economic policies, but the real question is what will be done after January.

Robert Reich: How Romney Keeps Lying Through His Big White Teeth

August 2012

How are patently false statements permissible in political ads?

Robert Reich: George W. Bush as Hurricane Isaac

August 2012

Hurricane Isaac may end up reminding voters of the legacy of George W. Bush.

Robert Reich: Romney’s Lying Machine

August 2012

Every campaign is guilty of exaggerations, but Romney's lies are another thing altogether.

Robert Reich: Whose Plan Destroys Medicare — Obama’s or Romney-Ryan’s?

August 2012

Mitt Romney has charged that the Affordable Care Act will make massive cuts in Medicare. Is he right?

Robert Reich: The Ryan Choice

August 2012

By selecting Paul Ryan as his running mate, Mitt Romney has provided a stark contrast for voters.

Robert Reich: The Terrible Economy and the Anti-Election of 2012

July 2012

Facing the worst economy in at least a generation, both presidential candidates are hamstrung by the machines that would elect them

Robert Reich: Corporate Feelings

June 2012

Mitch McConnell takes the corporations-are-people ethos to a new level. Now, corporations can do more than speak—they can feel.

Robert Reich: The Big-Lie Coup d’Etat

June 2012

There is a massive campaign to discredit President Obama in advance of the 2012 election, and thanks to the Citizens United decision, there is no way of telling who's behind it.

Robert Reich: Romney-Trump in 2012

May 2012

The Romney campaign is getting very close to Donald Trump, but why?

Robert Reich: How Odd that Mitt’s Smitten With Clinton

May 2012

Mitt Romney has spoken highly of the Clinton administration. Is it pandering, or could he really mean it?

William J. Astore: The National Security State Wins (Again)

May 2012

There will be a winner in the 2012 election, but it won't be Obama or Romney.

David Morris: Profiles of Political Courage

May 2012

Health care reform may be repealed if Republicans win in November, but it may not be the only president's signature legislation that's in danger.