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Romney Claims Deficit High Ground vs. Perry

I recently wrote about the deficit-busting implications of Rick Perry’s tax plan, and his surprising indifference to them. On Thursday, Mitt Romney’s campaign...

Las Palabras De Mitt Romney

Steve Schmidt, the strategic manager of John McCain’s 2008 campaign, got a friendly New York Times profile over the weekend, complete with some funny vision...

Mitt Romney Misquotes Seinfeld, for the Second Time

TIME’s Mark Halperin may have given Mitt Romney an acceptable “B-” grade for his debate peformance last night, but it’s fair to suspect that Seinfeld‘s Jason...

Mitt Romney’s Etch-a-Disaster

I’ve been thinking about this all night: Eric Fehrnstrom’s etch-a-sketch gaffe yesterday may go well beyond a momentary embarrassment and become a...

Mitt Romney’s Best Friend: Low Expectations

The current narrative of the presidential campaign revolves around Mitt Romney’s embarrassing weakness, and the question of what panicked GOP elders will do if...

Mitt Romney’s Hairfire Manifesto

In my print column this week, which can be found here if you’re a TIME subscriber, I explore the implications of Mitt Romney’s declaration that he wouldn’t set...

Mitt Romney Is Losing the Pop Culture Primary

Roughly around this time in 2008, a bunch of celebrities got together to put the words of an Obama campaign speech to music. The result, four and a half minutes...

Mitt Romney’s Poverty Problem

The crowd was 80,000 strong. At the University of Michigan’s 1964 commencement, President Lyndon B. Johnson stood in the campus’s Michigan Stadium and unveiled...

Mitt Romney: Mr. Plurality

Adam mentions below that the prominent Iowa social conservative Bob Vander Plaats has endorsed the fervently pro-life, “values”-centric Rick Santorum. My first...