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Young Obama Voters Stick It to Themselves

Rich Lowry, New York PostGive the Obama Youth credit for this: At least they didn’t vote their self-interest.The cadres of college students and recent graduates who swooned and fainted for Barack Obama four years ago will long be remembered …

Big Government Image Is Obama’s Bane

Scott Clement, Washington PostPresident Obama and Democrats have fixated on Mitt Romney's work at Bain Capital as the keynote attack against the Republican hopeful, and recent polls show the attacks are making headway "” especi…

Obama Weakens Welfare Reform (Again)

Mickey Kaus, The Daily CallerObama weakens welfare reform (again): Here are some quick initial reactions to the administration's apparent surprising (and possibly illegal) attempt to grant waivers of the work requirements written, afte…

Why Obama Will Win on Likeability

Peter Beinart, The Daily BeastBack in 2004, I debated Jonah Goldberg about the presidential election. Bush will win, Jonah said, because after sniffing both of these guys for a while, Americans have simply decided they don't like Kerry very much….

Mitt Romney’s Flat-Footed Tax Dodge

Daniel Stone, The Daily BeastIt's been almost two weeks of nonstop attacks on Mitt Romney's personal wealth. And not just that he's wealthy, but specifically where he keeps his money. The Obama campaign has hammered Romney for accounts …

Mitt Romney’s Identity Crisis

Charlie Cook, The AtlanticVoters still don't know who the Republican nominee is, and he's missing on the chance to define himself positively.If President Obama's campaign machine can define Mitt Romney before his own campaign even tries…

Obama’s Massive Swing State Spending Edge

Chris Cillizza, Wash PostPresident Obama has spent more than $91 million on television ads in eight swing states as of July 6, a massive sum that dwarfs the $23 million former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney has disbursed on campaign commercials in…

Obama’s New Deal as Bad as Old New Deal

Michael Moynihan, Reason TVDespite trying "real hard," President Obama is dealing with another round of anemic job numbers. If only he had paid attention back in 2008 when we expalined how his new New Deal policies were destined to fail.Orig…

How Canada Broke Up With the U.S.

Andrew Coyne, National PostAs veteran diplomats and foreign policy specialists trade blows over who is to blame for the crisis in Canada-U.S. relations — How Obama Lost Canada; How Obama Won Canada; Obama Didn’t Lose Canad…