Search Results for "Tampa" : 4

by / on February 22, 2012 at 1:20 pm / in Domestic, Election 2012, Opinion

Tampa, We Have a Problem

by While President Obama still has a long way to go on the road to reelection, it is quickly becoming clear that the current set of Republican presidential candidates don’t have what we, in this country, used to call “the right stuff.” Mitt Romney is unprincipled; worse, he seems to have prided himself on that fact until it occurred to him that it might cost him the White House. Rick Santorum, despite his impressive surge, may be too…

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by / on March 20, 2012 at 6:00 pm / in Election 2012

Election 2012: March Madness

by Picture courtesy of Politico March, previously forecast as the month that would decide the Republican presidential nomination (read: the month that Romney would clinch it), has instead reduced the race to an excruciating slog to 1144, the number of delegates that a candidate must secure to receive the nomination. At the time of this writing, Romney leads with 484, followed by Santorum with 239, Gingrich with 136, and Paul with 69;…

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by / on March 28, 2012 at 1:15 pm / in Domestic, Election 2012, Opinion

Numbers Game

by Mitt Romney is supposed to be a numbers guy, and after 1,144 (the number of delegates needed to secure the Republican nomination), the number on his mind is 270. After a bruising primary process that seems to have largely confirmed his many deficiencies as a candidate while highlighting none of his strengths, Romney is finally in position to clinch the top spot on the GOP ticket, assuming he doesn’t “step on a landmine,” as former…

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by / on November 5, 2012 at 10:47 pm / in Domestic, Election 2012, Media, Uncategorized

The Fact Check Republic

by by Eszter Offertaler On March 29, 2012, at 12:52 p.m., Logan Smith, a 25 year-old college graduate, reported on his personal blog that the IRS was to federally indict South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley for tax evasion. Piggybacking on the heightened media attention that surrounded the Republican vice-presidential hopeful, Smith engineered a blog post that would generate controversy, increase web hits, and spread virally. He accomp…

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