Another ‘Dewey Defeats Truman’ Moment?

In the months leading up to the 1948 US presidential elections, incumbent Harry S Truman was routinely predicted as having no chance of defeating his challenger, Thomas Dewey. On the night before election day, every single one of the political reporters who had been with Truman as he campaigned back ... Continue reading

Four More Years?

The President's acceptance speech tonight can be summed up very simply: "I have faith in America; if Americans put their faith in me, things will get better. Cross my heart." Left unexplained is why, if Barack Obama is re-elected, the next four years should be any different from the past four ... Continue reading

Romney and Mormonism on the dock

...no religious Test shall ever be required as a Qualification to any Office or public Trust under the United States. — Article 6 of the US Constitution ...one-in-four respondents to a recent nationwide Pew survey said that they would be less likely to vote for a Mormon candidate for president... — ... Continue reading