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The Root of Mitt Romney’s Comfort With Lying

A few months ago, when confronted about running an ad that depicted Obama discussing the economy when the president was actually quoting John McCain, Mitt Romney...

In Defense of Mitt Romney, High School Bully

Jason Horowitz’s story on Mitt Romney’s teenage years in the Washington Post is a first-rate piece of reportage. The portrait of a high-school class in 1965 is...

Mitt Romney and the Culture of Campaign Caution

Almost exactly four years ago, Barack Obama made one of the worse gaffes of his political career. He told highfalutin donors at a San Francisco fundraiser that...

Why Ron Paul May Cut a Deal With Mitt Romney

For Ron Paul, victory is finally in sight. No, not a swearing-in ceremony next January 20, or even a single statewide win. Halfway through the primary season,...

Mitt Romney’s High Cost Per Vote: $17.14

Politics, like baseball, isn’t fair. In 2011, the New York Yankees had a total payroll of $202 million, nearly six times as much as the payroll for the Kansas...