Tag: Michael Gerson

Voices in the debate about reviving the Republican Party

Some think that the party needs to retrench and go even farther right, like the couple cited at the end of this post.

Others, like Krauthammer below, seem to think there’s an easy fix — like a massive appeal to Latino voters through dramatically more progressive policies on immigration. But Romney didn’t lose the race simply because of the Latino vote; consider Minnesota, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Iowa.

A few final (?) thoughts on Nate Silver’s role in the election

To paraphrase one of Silver’s comments from last week: anyone who would focus their coverage of the presidential race on it being a “tossup” after looking at the results of the last 25 national polls — 17 for Obama, 6 ties, 2 for Romney — is not in the business of delivering serious news.