Tag Archives: Democratic Party

A tale of two uninspiring speeches

What President Obama offered the country on the final night of the Democratic convention was reminiscent of what Warren G. Harding offered almost a century ago: A return to normalcy after a long period of emergency. Ezra Klein, the Washington … Continue reading

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Monty Python, Political Pundit

Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition – Monty Python By Ken Feltman May was one of President Obama’s worse months ever and June was hardly better for his reelection prospects. Despite that, polls suggested he was widening his lead in critical … Continue reading

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Independent Voters of Myth and Legend

By Mark Rhoads For many decades political scientists, main stream media, and pollsters have labored to find an animal as rare as a unicorn. The “independent voter” of legend according to these wise-in-their-own-opinion political junkies is someone who identifies with neither party … Continue reading

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Nun-power forces President Obama to retreat

By Ken Feltman Chicago is a place where many people – not just Roman Catholics – refer to wards and electoral districts by Roman Catholic parish names, not numbers. Amazing as it seems, a president from Chicago violated one of … Continue reading

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Bill Daley departs the White House

By Ken Feltman William Daley’s departure as White House chief of staff may signal that the reelection campaign of President Obama will make a hard left turn. Daley sought consensus not confrontation, solutions not advantage. That put him at odds … Continue reading

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