Category Archives: Romney

The Third Debate: Politics is the Enemy of Strategy

The third debate introduced US citizens, and an international audience to a geographic variant of a staple political attack. And, you know, Governor Romney, I’m glad that you agree that we have been successful in going after Al Qaida, but … Continue reading

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“Just give me the ball”

In his article entitled “Battle Plans: How Obama Won,” the New Yorker writer Ryan Lizza records the following exchange between Obama and a staffer over Obama’s strong performance in his first debate with John McCain: After Obama’s first debate with … Continue reading

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