2012 presidential election
A cemetery in San Francisco, a laundrette and Venice Beach in California are just some of the places that were used a polling stations for last night’s US election which saw Barack Obama win a second term in office.
Decision day has finally arrived for Americans, and Chris Rock has a controversial take on the country’s first ever black president.
I voted last week (via absentee ballot) for Obama and I still think he will win. He could ruin his chances completely if while visiting the storm damaged East Coast he steps on a puppy. It could happen, he ate dog as a child in Indonesia, and according to some blogs he still drinks the blood of a poodle every morning.
Now there are two ways to identify a political campaign that is going down the toilet.
1 It talks about a need to energise its base.
2 It needs “a polling disaster on the scale experienced in Britain at the 1992 election“.
Is Ron Paul betraying the movement he built?
Jonathan Freedland asks number 495 in my series of Questions to Which the Answer is No, after it appeared that Jon Huntsman, despite having been appointed by Barack Obama as ambassador to China, is preparing to run.
Freedland seems to think that Mitt Romney (right) has a serious chance of the GOP nomination, when they didn’t [...]
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