Both the Obama and Romney campaigns are playing fast and loose with auto industry facts as they play hardball for votes in Ohio and Michigan before the Nov. 6 election. But Michigan’s partisan media is only reporting Mitt Romney’s distortions.
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Some big-name pundits are starting to talk about electoral college predictions, as Glenn Beck weighs in with a 321-217 Romney romp.
Michigan is not in play this year, most experts agree, despite a Fox 2 News Poll conducted by Foster McCollum White that puts Romney-Obama in a dead heat, 47-47 percent.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is out with a new advert in Ohio called “Who Will Do More?” — a defense of his position on the GM and Chrysler auto bailouts. “Who will do more for the auto industry,” the ad begins, the optics an allusion to the days when the Detroit Three were running … Continue Reading →
With the presidential debates forcing the Democratic Chorus off its Obama-led character assassination-of-Romney theme and into actual public policy issues, the tune has changed. From Obama spokesmen to Detroit Free Press writers to ABC’s Martha Raddatz to Saturday Night Live, the new Democratic line is: Which loopholes would the Romney-Ryan tax plan close? The question … Continue Reading →
A year and a half ago when Mitt Romney officially tossed his hat in the presidential ring, questions about his investments arose immediately. Having faced similar questions in his previous run for president, Mitt now had the perfect answer: these investments weren’t his. His wealth was now in a blind trust controlled by someone else. … Continue Reading →
Columbus, Ohio – A drive across the battleground state of Ohio last weekend revealed a fall political landscape in full bloom – from colorful local races to dark scars of a divisive presidency. “Lawless for Sheriff” read lawn signs across Pickaway County, Ohio, just south of the Ohio beltway. Of all public offices, Independent Jason … Continue Reading →
Mitt Romney taped a video endorsement ad for only one Senate candidate in this election. It was for Richard Mourdock, the Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate in Indiana who made the news this week when he declared he firmly believes women who become pregnant as a result of rape should be forced to carry … Continue Reading →
After an extraordinary few weeks in which President Obama & Media detoured an American presidential campaign to an off-the-record video gaffe and the polling horse race, Mitt Romney is getting his chance to refocus the campaign on the serious economic issues that confront the country. Those issues – stagnant employment, 10-percent-of-GDP-deficits, rising energy prices, EPA … Continue Reading →