Did anyone notice…

thesuperjew: Obama mentions his wife in his victory speech: “…The woman who agreed to marry me 20 years ago” Romney mentions his wife in his concession speech: “… The woman I chose to marry” It’s amazing how someone’s views on equality can come out in one simple sentence Good point. 

Path to the White House

Buzzfeed has a pretty nifty guide to who wins how and when. The New York Times chart is a bit more complicated.  I’ll leave these tabs open til.. Obama wins Ohio, I guess hope? That way I might actually get some sleep.  Like 4 years ago, I can only recommend Talking Points Memo for thoughtful (liberal-leaning) …

I sent my mom an email to ask her not to vote for romney

laurenashleybishop: I want to tell you to not vote for Romney for a lot of reasons. I want to remind you how devastatingly dishonest he’s been regarding his own finances. How he basically committed a felony in 2009 which is why he won’t release his tax returns for that year. How he lied blatantly about …

Ending welfare will mean that more white women than ever before in our nation s history will enter the ranks of the underclass. Like their black counterparts, many of them will be young. Workfare programs, which pay subsistence wages without the backdrop of free housing, will not enhance their lives. As the future “poorest of …

Staying true to his business philosophy, Romney is outsourcing his own candidacy. Having been accused by his own side of lacking all conviction, he has purchased some. I wonder who he’ll pick to make his speech at the convention, or to debate with Obama. Marbury: the outsourced candidacy

Mitt Romney may become our next president. Will he continue to espouse one-factor explanations for multicausal problems, and fail to understand history and the modern world? If so, he will preside over a declining nation squandering its advantages of location and history. Mitt Romney’s Search for Simple Answers – NYTimes.com Prof. Jared Diamond (UCLA) wrote …

But two things make Mitt’s Grand Gaffe Tour an exception to this rule. First and most important, talking up the innate superiority of the Israelis over the Palestinians isn’t, by any definition, a gaffe. That’s real, with real geopolitical consequences. He didn’t misspeak (and I’m not sure one can “misspeak” about such things anyway), and …