As I write this — and maybe I shouldn’t be writing this while I’m in no state to operate Internet machinery — a number of things have happened in the 2012 US election. Obama has won reelection. Mittens is about to concede. Looks like Obama has won not only the Electoral Vote, but also the… Continue reading Election Night Woot!
From this morning’s NPR news podcast (starting at the 1:28 mark, if the link isn’t stale by the time you read this): [Romney is]continuing to hammer at the president for allowing some exemptions to the work requirement in the welfare law. Romney: “It is wrong to make any change that would make America more of… Continue reading NPR Almost Uses the L Word
Mitt Romney, bowing out of the race: Now, if I fight on, in my campaign, all the way to the convention … I want you to know, I’ve given this a lot of thought – I’d forestall the launch of a national campaign and, frankly, I’d make it easier for Senator Clinton or Obama to… Continue reading Classy, Mitt. Real Classy.
In the wake of Mitt Romney’s speech, the Washington Post has an editorial that makes some of the same points that I did. Where Mr. Romney most fell short, though, was in his failure to recognize that America is composed of citizens not only of different faiths but of no faith at all and that… Continue reading Atheism-Friendly Editorial in the Post