Monthly Archives: November 2012

A Letter To The Ethicist

Months before General David Petraeus resigned as Director of the CIA, an anonymous reader wrote a letter to the New York Times’ Ethicist column complaining about an affair his wife, presumably Paula Broadwell, was having with a “government executive”. In … Continue reading

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Election Predictions: How Did I Do?

I had predicted an electoral landslide for President Obama with a 332-206 win. I had also predicted a popular vote margin for Obama of 51.5% to 48.5% head to head. How did I do? With Florida now in Obama’s column, he won with … Continue reading

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Willard Mitt Romney: Businessman

From NBC News First Read: From the moment Mitt Romney stepped off stage Tuesday night, having just delivered a brief concession speech he wrote only that evening, the massive infrastructure surrounding his campaign quickly began to disassemble itself. Aides taking cabs home … Continue reading

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Election Liveblog

7pm: Polls close in Virginia 7:02pm: Virginia too close to call. Not surprising. 7:10pm: Exit polls: Democrats outpacing Republicans and independents in Virginia. 7:10pm: Romney is toast if Virginia goes blue 7:30pm: Polls close in the big enchilada, Ohio. Too … Continue reading

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A Word About Pennsylvania (Again)

The Romney campaign has decided to make a last minute push into Pennsylvania and the political scribes are now spinning the story that Pennsylvania, long considered to be leaning Obama, may suddenly be in play since the polls have tightened. … Continue reading

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