Campaign 2012

Romney: The Castor-Oil Candidate

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services Nominating Mitt Romney is sort of like taking Grandma’s castor oil. Republicans are dreading the thought of downing their unpleasant-tasting medicine but worry that sooner or later they will have to. Share This

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Obama Becomes the Fall Guy

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services Suddenly, liberal op-ed writers are trashing — even lampooning — Barack Obama as a one-term president (“one and done”). Centrist Democrats up for reelection in 2012 openly worry about inviting a kindred president into their districts, lest the new pariah lose them votes. Share This

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What’s Off the Table in 2012?

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services What should we not expect during next summer’s presidential campaign, given what was put off limits in 2008 and later? Share This

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Reelecting Obama

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online We are beginning to see the contours of the upcoming 2012 reelection campaign of Barack Obama. Whether always officially sanctioned or not, Obama’s campaign will focus on three general themes: a) the 2008 meltdown of the economy on Bush’s watch; b) conservative heartlessness in gutting cherished entitlement programs; …

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Fantasies, Present and Future

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media Paradoxical President The Obama administration has offered a number of recent fantasies. Here are a few examples. Share This

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The Post-Tucson Era

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media The Chrysalis Opens The new Barack Obama has learned not to offer instantaneous editorial commentary in the fashion of his past editorializing on hearing of the Skip Gates [1] affair, the Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab [2] bombing attempt, the Ground Zero mosque controversy, or the Maj. Hasan [3] mass murdering. Share This

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