Post Tagged with: "Florida"

by / on July 27, 2012 at 12:31 pm / in Election 2012

Highway 270: Florida’s Elderly Vote

Obama’s success in the Sunshine State (and, for that matter, throughout the country) may hinge on his ability to convince voters, young and old, that his Affordable Care Act will genuinely benefit them by lowering insurance costs and expanding eligibility for treatment, without bankrupting the government.

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by / on March 2, 2012 at 3:15 pm / in Domestic, Opinion, World

A Latin American Pivot?

In recent months, there has been much talk of the United States’ “strategic pivot” toward East Asia and the Pacific.

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by / on January 25, 2012 at 1:45 pm / in Domestic, Most Recent Column, Opinion

You Only Live Thrice

The problem with megalomaniacs is that they never stick to the script. Newt Gingrich is one of the few men in American public life that can get away with saying whatever he wants. Whatever nuance exists in his public persona is masked by the verbal violence he does to anyone who gets in his way. The conventional wisdom is that this strength, by far his greatest, will be his undoing. The reality is more complicated.

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