Posts Tagged ‘Mitt Romney’

Obama Family on Election Night

Every election season, the pundits and campaigns tell us “ERMAHGAD This is totes the mostest important election in history of ever, you guys!” It’s pretty much never true. But this recent on was actually a historic election for a number of reasons.

We’ve hit a tipping point on gay marriage,  the drug war, and race, and the presidential election itself will have resonance on the direction of this country for at least a decade. (more…)


Rick Santorum

I’m rooting for Rick Santorum to win the Republican Primary.

Before you start throwing large, pointy, or otherwise likely to be painful objects at head, let me explain. I am a liberal. So the obvious reason why I would support Santorum is that he would likely lead to an Obama landslide. It’s true that this would be one benefit of a Santorum victory it is not the reason I wan Santorum to win. Nor is it that I harbor a secret lifelong appreciation of the sweater vest that outranks my sanity and morality (personally, I’ve never understood why sweater vests exist or what their purpose is).

The truth is I have two very strong reasons I want to see an Obama-Santorum match-up.  (more…)