Why Romney Lost

With the tortured analyses, memoranda, and bluster about why Mitt Romney failed to win the presidency this Tuesday, it may be easier to analyze the reasons he did not lose the election. Mitt Romney did not lose the election on Tuesday because he’s a bad man, an incapable campaigner, or too “severely conservative” on abortion or immigration (or virtually anything else). By all accounts, … [Read more...]

Veteran Black Progressive Says, Impeach Obama

Whatever groups might abandon Barack Obama in the polls, everyone knew black Americans would be the last to jump ship. Although the average black family's net worth fell 83 percent between 2007 and 2009, a whopping 86 percent blacks still approve of the president. However, he lost Glen Ford, the "progressive" radio host of the Black Agenda Report, who has spent more than 40 years in journalism. In … [Read more...]

Mr. President, If You Support the Troops, Help Them Vote

One of the president's aims in his address last night was to clean up his image as the community-organizer-in-chief, the president who refuses to wear a flag pin on his lapel or put his hand over his heart for the national anthem. He attempted to boost his patriotism by rhetorically hitching himself to George W. Bush. In his address last night, Barack Obama said: This afternoon, I spoke to former … [Read more...]