Posts Tagged ‘candidate’

The Political Brain: That Corrupt, No Good, Son Of A…

I posted a Facebook status the other day that read: Have you ever noticed how “your” political candidate is squeaky clean and “the other guy’s” candidate is incompetent and corrupt? — Funny how it always works out that way. I think now might be a good time to take a deep breath and reassess our political…
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The Remarkably Sheltered Presidential Candidacy of Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney podium - photo by Gage Skidmore

Mitt Romney’s candidacy is remarkably sheltered for someone looking to become Commander-in-Chief. All politicians attempt to avoid putting themselves in situations where they will be asked uncomfortable or confrontational questions, especially from people they perceive as political foes. But usually presidential candidates recognize that it’s necessary to face the “tough” questions if they want to be…
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Don’t Vote for the Party or the Candidate, Vote for What is Right

Real Time with Bill Maher - Brooklyn, NYC - photo by Wally Gobetz

It might seem like a difficult choice sometimes to vote at all, particularly if you live by the idea of voting for what is right. I guess a more nuanced approach would be to say you should vote for the candidate who is closer to what you believe is right. The game might be rigged, but…
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Former GOP Presidential Candidate Jon Huntsman To Skip Republican Convention

Jon Huntsman Results Party - photo by WEBN-TV

Jon Huntsman announced he will not be attending the Republican convention later this summer. This would not be news except for the reason he gave for not attending. Huntsman said, “I will not be attending this year’s convention, nor any Republican convention in the future, until the party focuses on a bigger, bolder, more confident future for…
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Jon Huntsman Bluntly Reveals Why He Was The Only Sane Republican Candidate

Jon Huntsman - photo by Tom Wolff

Jon Huntsman threw some punches at his party in an interview at the 92nd Street Y in New York on Sunday night. His candor reveals him to be the only sane candidate in a GOP field filled with nonsense, hypocrisy and really bad ideas. Well, ex-candidate that is. Huntsman was disinvited from a Republican National Committee fundraiser in Florida…
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