Barack Obama


Mon August 27, 2012

Youth Radio at the RNC: The Obama of 2012 – Paul Ryan?

Karin Agness speaks with Youth Radio reporter Robyn Gee.

Karin Agness became a leader among young Republicans because of a girl crush, writ large.

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Mon August 13, 2012

Will Durst: The Barack Obama election year decathlon

Planetary props to the city of London for a monumentally memorable 30th Olympiad. Added kudos for keeping the athletic contests pretty much politics-free, except of course for the monumental ugliness that was the women's semifinal field hockey match between Great Britain and Argentina (a.k.a. The Falklands War II, this time it’s personal!)

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Tue May 15, 2012

Will Durst: "Evoluting fabulously"

A thousand rainbows of congratulations to Barack Obama for bursting out of his own personal policy closet and fabulously proclaiming he believes “same sex couples should be able to get married.” He explained he was slow in coming to this conclusion because his thoughts had evolved over time. And this was no slow Darwinian evolution. He spontaneously grew flippers and started walking on dry land, crawling all the way to stand next to Dick Cheney's position. Come to think of it, maybe flippers aren't the only thing Obama grew.

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Thu May 3, 2012

Will Durst: Pivoting pollsters

Now that the general election has unofficially begun, you and I and pretty much everybody dear to us, except for Kansas City Royals fans, are about to be buried under a blizzard of polls.

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