2012

Politics & Policy |
September 14, 2012

GOP electors go off the reservation

The internal rifts within the Republican party are getting more frequent and more serious. From an AP story in yesterday’s Statesman: At least three Republican electors say they may not support their party’s presidential ticket when the Electoral College meets in December to formally elect the new…

Politics & Policy |
August 13, 2011

The Great Campaigner

We interrupt your regular blogger to bring you a special message from the editor: So it’s official. As of today, at 1:30 pm EST, Governor Perry is finally a formal candidate for president (though we’ve been convinced he had eyes on the job as far back as February…

Politics & Policy |
July 23, 2010

Bush for president?

Joshua Green, who writes and blogs about politics for the Atlantic and the Boston Globe, proposes that Jeb Bush should run for the Republican nomination: Jeb Bush is the candidate hiding in plain sight. The brother and son of presidents stepped back from elected politics after his second…