Tag Archives: US presidential election 2012

Gaffe-er Tape

A secretly filmed video has emerged showing Mitt Romney disparaging Barack Obama voters at a private donor dinner. The Republican nominee is shown saying the 47% of Americans who back the president do not pay income tax and would never vote for Mr Romney. “I’ll never convince them they should take personal responsibility and care […]

Race and the US Presidential race

Conservative philosopher-blogger Keith Burgess-Jackson had already predicted that, if Obama loses the November 2012 election, the Left will say it was because of race. Now some social science has popped up to support precisely such a claim. A study (pdf) has used racially-charged Google searches to estimate how much less Obama’s share of the popular vote […]

“Under God” Since 1954

Rick Santorum is facing some awkward questions after footage emerged of a radical evangelical preacher opening a campaign rally with calls for all non-Christians to “get out” of America. In the footage, filmed at the Greenwell Springs Baptist Church in Louisiana yesterday, Pastor Dennis Terry told a crowd that anyone who doesn’t worship God should […]

G.O.P.? O.M.G.!