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The Obama Campaign Is Right to Panic

Jennifer Rubin, Washington PostThere is nothing so revealing or, frankly, pathetic as the president of the United States, who has studiously avoided serious news interview shows, going on the Jay Leno show to tell women that Republicans don’…

Benghazi and the Scandal-Obsessed GOP

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Jonathan Bernstein, SalonWhy did Mitt Romney embarrass himself on Libya in this week’s debate? One possibility: Because he, and the Republican Party in general, have opened up an alarming policy deficit between themselves and Barack Obama an…

The Un-President

Daniel Henninger, Wall Street JournalConventional wisdom holds that Barack Obama "lost" in Denver because he lacked intensity. He brought his A-game to Hofstra this week. There's still a problem. The most significant event in the 2012 p…

Why the 2012 Race May Come Down to Coal

David Roberts, Foreign PolicyMitt Romney and the U.S. coal industry are engaged in a very public love affair. In August, the Republican candidate stood on a stage in Ohio and condemned Barack Obama's "war on coal," backed by a group of …

Death by Ideology

Paul Krugman, New York TimesMitt Romney doesn't see dead people. But that's only because he doesn't want to see them; if he did, he'd have to acknowledge the ugly reality of what will happen if he and Paul Ryan get their way on hea…

The Joke’s on Joe Biden

Michael Medved, The Daily BeastIn the last 40 years of presidential politics, Democrats have often derided their Republican rivals as jokers and buffoons. But they have never before laughed in their faces on national TV. In that sense, Joe Biden made …

Biden Gave Dems the Show They Wanted

Jonathan Cohn, New RepublicTonight Democrats got the show they wanted – and President Obama may have gotten the boost he needed. Appearing in Danville, Kentucky on Thursday night, Vice President Joe Biden gave one of the most aggressive, passionate, a…