Mark Trahant
10/2/12
Someone at the University of Denver has a great sense of humor. As part of the school’s debate event series, there was a showing Monday night of the 1964 comedy, Dr...
Mark Trahant
10/1/12
A new Romney ad says “ Obama wages war on coal while we lose jobs to China that is using more coal everyday...
Mark Trahant
10/1/12
It would be nice if an election was a referendum on every issue we cared about. One candidate for, one against...
Mark Trahant
10/1/12
Just two questions. Do you plan to watch Wednesday’s presidential debate between Republican challenger Mitt Romney and Democratic incumbent Barack Obama?...
Mark Trahant
9/27/12
What if November 6 is an early night? What if the networks, essentially, call the presidential race even before polls close in much of the country?...
Steve Russell

Michael Kinsley, writing in The New York Times, famously defined a gaffe as “when a politician tells the truth—some obvious truth he isn’t supposed to say.” I leave it to others whether Kinsley nailed it, but I’m here to suggest that all gaffes are not equal, or even equally interesting...

9/26/12
Mark Trahant
9/25/12
National polls continue to report a steady lead for President Barack Obama in an election that closes six weeks from today...
Mark Trahant
9/24/12
The myth won’t go away: Indians don’t pay taxes. The roots come from a phrase in the U.S. Constitution, “.....
Mark Trahant
9/24/12
How much power does the President of the United States have? Really?...

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