In 2012, a week before the election took place, Pat Robertson announced that God told him Mitt Romney was not only going to "absolutely" win the election but win two straight terms. Which means we shouldn't really worry about his latest prediction regarding a Donald Trump victory...
Pennsylvania has become ground zero for "election rigging" concerns over the past two election cycles. In 2012, Romney's performance in Philadelphia drew a huge amount of suspicion when he received exactly 0 votes in 59 voting divisions within the city. Show More Summary
I have long thought somebody should go through and annotate the 2012 Mitt Romney: _[Full Transcript of the 47% Secret Video]_. So I will now do it. [Full Transcript of the 47% Secret Video]: http://www.bradford-delong.com/2016/10/full-transcript-of-the-mitt-romney-secret-video-mother-jones.html Part III: Minorities Have It Easier!: Here we see Romney push the first of the...
I have long thought somebody should go through and annotate the 2012 Mitt Romney: _[Full Transcript of the 47% Secret Video]_. So I will now do it. [Full Transcript of the 47% Secret Video]: http://www.bradford-delong.com/2016/10/full-transcript-of-the-mitt-romney-secret-video-mother-jones.html...Show More Summary
Mitt Romney (2012): _Secret 47% Video_: >Romney:...And I guess everybody here is a dignitary, and I appreciate your help. And by the way, I am serious about the food. Bring that... clear the place, but Hilary has to eat her beets... [Audience laughs.] ---- MotherJones: Full Transcript of the...
The 2012 election gave progressive women voters “binders full of women,” a Mitt Romney gaffe that spawned a moment of online feminist solidarity, levity and galvanization. In 2016, they got “Nasty Woman.” During the final moments ofShow More Summary
That’s a portion of the 2012 US Presidential election map of the southern states broken down by county: blue ones went Barack Obama’s way and counties in red voted for Mitt Romney. But let’s go back to the Cretaceous Period, which lasted from 145 million years ago to 65 million years ago. Show More Summary
While you wait, you can chew on this post by John Sexton on the parties' use of the "system is rigged" meme: it?s fair to say that between Occupy Wall Street, the Piketty boom, the attacks on Mitt Romney and...
There was one poll in 2012 that consistently polled the correct outcome of the election between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama. According...
In 2008, Barack Obama promised the country “hope and change.” In 2012, Mitt Romney boasted of “binders full of women.” The 2016 election season has been nothing if not memorable, but what are the quotes, slogans and catchphrases that will stay with us after Nov. 8 (or Nov. 28)? From zingers to gaffes and everything […]
From the midweek edition of the Morning Jolt: Will Trump Surpass Romney’s 2012 Performance in Ohio? When I wrote the piece contending there’s an excellent chance that Donald Trump will underperform Mitt Romney’s performance in almost every key swing state, a couple of Trump fans objected. Show More Summary
In 2012, Republican Mitt Romney used the phrase "binders full of women" to describe the lists of qualified female job applicants he assembled as governor of Massachusetts. Turns out President Obama was sent his own list.
I live in Darke county, Ohio. In 2004, Darke county voted for Bush, who got 69.5% of the vote. In 2008, it voted for McCain, who got 66.9% of the vote. In 2012, it voted for Romney, who got 71%. So you may not be surprised when I tell you the area in which I […]
UPDATE: Wendy Day was removed from her GOP position Monday night by party Chair Ronna Romney McDaniel. Did you hear about Wendy Day? She is a GOP official under fire within the Michigan Republican Party, especially from critics who want her booted out of the party. What did she do? Well, she didn’t claim that [...]Show More Summary
The polls have been nothing short of stellar for Hillary Clinton in Florida, where she has extended her lead to nearly four whopping points. At this point in 2012, Mitt Romney actually led the polling composite in the Sunshine State. Show More Summary
Some of Utah's most influential Mormons, including Mitt Romney, Gov. Gary Herbert and the president of the Utah Jazz, are lobbying to get the private, Mormon church-owned Brigham Young University … Click to Continue »
As much as Mitt Romney would like you to forget all about it, Donald Trump endorsed him in 2012 on the heels of rekindling the whole birther movement against President Obama. You’ll never guess how Trump responded when Romney lost. Glad people are circulating this. I hadn't seen it. It's Trump's reaction to election... Read more »
Until recently, the race for Virginia’s 5th Congressional District, an open seat that Romney carried 53-46, attracted little national attention. However, on Thursday evening, Politico reported that the Congressional Leadership Fund, a super PAC close to Speaker Paul Ryan, was directing $400,000 to this race. Show More Summary
Donald Trump doesn’t know how to lose. In 2013, when his show The Apprentice got stiffed by the Emmys, Trump said the process was unfair and political. In 2012, after Mitt Romney lost the race for president, Trump denounced the results as a fix for Barack Obama. Show More Summary
By all rights, GOP Rep. Jackie Walorski shouldn’t have to worry about her re-election chances. After all, Mitt Romney carried Indiana’s 2nd Congressional District by a healthy 56-42 margin four years ago, meaning it ought to be safely red—only we know it’s not. Show More Summary