Tag Archives: Mitt Romney

Litmus Tests and Elections

Non-Negotiable Litmus Tests Employed by Conservatives Have Led to Every Democratic Presidential Victory in the Last Quarter-Century By Ken K. Gourdin Several months ago, before Donald J. Trump had secured the Republican nomination for president of the United States, in … Continue reading

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Ends, Means, and Harry Reid

“He Didn’t Win, Did He?” Do the Ends Justify the Means for (Soon-to-be-Former) Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid? By Ken K. Gourdin Offered the chance to moderate the comments he delivered on the Senate floor (a forum he chose deliberately … Continue reading

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Axelrod account of concession call doubtful

Veracity of Axelrod recounting of Romney concession call to Obama seems doubtful By Ken K. Gourdin Garrett Jackson, adviser to 2012 Republican presidential nominee and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, disputes an account contained in the forthcoming memoir of former … Continue reading

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The Persecution of UNC-W’s Mike Adams

“Tolerance for Me, But Not For Thee”?  Romney, Obama, Mormons, (Other) Christians, and the “Persecution” of UNC-W Professor Mike Adams  By Ken K. Gourdin Today on his Blog, BYU (Provo) Professor Dan Peterson mentioned the case of University of North … Continue reading

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What Mitt Romney Doesn’t Understand

“But Mitt, You Don’t Understand!  I Wasn’t Elected to DO Foreign Policy!” http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304747404579445170801186310?mg=reno64-wsj&url=http%3A%2F%2Fonline.wsj.com%2Farticle%2FSB10001424052702304747404579445170801186310.html Update, 25 March 2014:  Apparently, Mona Charen doesn’t understand that, either: http://www.jewishworldreview.com/cols/charen031714.php3#.UzIf5vldXVs 

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Romney Wanted to Help the Middle Class

No Matter How Many of His Detractors Were Convinced Otherwise, Governor Romney Sincerely Wanted to Help the Middle Class By Ken K. Gourdin An old Chinese proverb says, “Give a man a fish, feed him for a day; teach a … Continue reading

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Romney’s Reluctance

An Ode to the Rare, Reluctant Would-be (or Wouldn’t-be) Officeholder: Because he didn’t necessarily want it, Mitt Romney allegedly lacked the one qualification seen as indispensible to being president By Ken K. Gourdin  Many have been shocked — just shocked, … Continue reading

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