2012 brings to a close one of the most politically exhausting times I can remember.
When I was a young adult, people used to joke that if the political situation got any worse they would simply move to Australia.
Chris Matthews asked me to appear on Hardball to discuss my endorsement of President Barack Obama’s reelection.
Four years ago, I left the Republican Party of which I was a lifelong member and became an independent.
Last night I almost felt sorry for presidential aspirant, Mitt Romney.
Mitt Romney’s performance earlier this week was every bit as aggressive as his demeanor in the first presidential debate—something that was a big turn-off for me and many others.
Mitt Romney won’t release most of his tax returns. Nor will he give voters specifics on how he plans to make his tax cutting plan “revenue neutral.”
Evolutionary political change has affected our system in ways that no one could have predicted.
By now much has been written on presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s gaffe about the 47% of Americans who believe themselves to be “victims” and who supposedly don’t pay taxes.
Many years ago, in a state of frustration, a foreign ambassador said to me in exasperation: “The problem with the [Bush] administration is that they want a foreign policy without foreigners.”