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2012 campaigns

COMMENTARY: Obama and Romney do lunch!

Recently re-elected President Barack Obama and failed GOP presidential candidate Gov. Mitt Romney had lunch last Thursday, and what fun it is to imagine their conversation. Perhaps it went something like this. …

COMMENTARY: Too many Twinkies and other befucklement

Catching up with the news: demise of Hostess Brands, sour grapes of Mitt Romney, restless lower regions of David Petraeus and the delusional mind of Brian Brown.

COMMENTARY: Translating Mitt Romney

Kit-Bacon Gressitt takes a stab at translating Mitt Romney, who doesn't say what he means.

COMMENTARY: Ryan dumps First Amendment for faith; does Romney?

The contrast between Ryan’s insistence on battering the wall between church and state and Biden’s commitment to honor it is distinct — and a clear warning of faith-based things Ryan would foist on the nation if he were allowed to continue his pursuit.

COMMENTARY: Paul Ryan swaps unborn babies for vice presidency

So Republican voters beware: If Ryan will dump his long-time commitment to the nation’s unborn pre-voters just to get elected, imagine what other chicanery we could expect from him as vice president.

COMMENTARY: Say a prayer to whom?

Kit-Bacon Gressitt returns from studying in Spain to an America gone nuts: Censoring a female lawmaker for saying "vagina" in an abortion debate; a cross-waving bigot bashing General Mills over marriage equality; and a birther elected judge in San Diego County.