Tag Archives: Barack Obama

Hurricane Sandy Helped Obama, So Why Didn’t Hurricane Katrina Help George W. Bush?

A number of political analysts have labeled Hurricane Sandy as one of the factors that helped Barack Obama win re-election. Here, for instance, is a typical news analysis about it. Some conservatives have even gone so far as to say … Continue reading

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I’m Proud That Obama’s Campaign Never Attacked Romney’s Faith

there is one thing that I’m very proud that the Obama campaign did – or rather, that it didn’t do. Obama’s campaign never attacked Mitt Romney’s faith. Continue reading

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The State of the Presidential Race Today

How did things get where they are today? Continue reading

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Obama Debating Before He Was Famous

Before Barack Obama was president of the United States, he famously lost a congressional primary against Congressman Bobby Rush. In this race, as in many other races, there was a televised debate between the primary candidates (Obama, Rush, and another State Senator Donne Trotter). Continue reading

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An Interesting Way in Which Barack Obama’s Race Helps Him

The 2012 presidential election is shaping up to be an election highly focused on economics and class. It seems that one of the main themes of the election will be class, or the gap between the rich and the poor. At this point, it’s pretty likely that the main Democratic attack on Mitt Romney will be an attack based on class. Mitt Romney will be portrayed as rich and out-of-touch, a Wall Street banker. Continue reading

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Thinking About Romney’s Southern Problem

It’s pretty clear that Mitt Romney has a Southern problem. The Republican candidate has consistently lost southern states. Indeed, it’s probable that if the South didn’t exist, then Mitt Romney would already have the nomination sown up today. Continue reading

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Why Barack Obama Will Lose the 2012 Presidential Debates

Mark this prediction for the calendar: Obama will lose the 2012 presidential debates. Continue reading

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