Sept. 6, 2012
$16 trillion in debt, 47 million on food stamps, consumer confidence sinking, and the longest period of high sustained unemployment since the Great Depression. Is that enough for swing voters to make a change?
Michael Douglas is older and grayer now. Perhaps that's why he will likely play former President Ronald Reagan.
Delegate: "We don't need to put unelected bureaucrats in charge of our health care, and we don't need more government dependency."
Parties must tailor and temper their message depending on the audience, but they must never surrender their core convictions to the dictates of Washington groupthink.