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ECHOES OF THE 1968 DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION

Republican and Democratic national conventions once were exciting and unpredictable. The nominees may already have been determined, but you never knew what might happen. Now they’re all about production values and absence of controversy; but will at least one of the conventions that will take place during the next two weeks be a throwback to a bygone era?  (Read the full column at EWRoss.com)

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AN ISRAEL-IRAN WAR AND THE U.S. ELECTION

 

Will the 2012 presidential election’s October surprise be an Israeli attack on Iran’s nuclear program; and how would it affect the outcome of the election?  (Read the full column at EWRoss.com)

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ROMNEY SHIFTS GEARS AND CHANGES LANES

By selecting Paul Ryan (R-WI) as his running mate Gov. Romney has dramatically shifted gears and changed lanes in his bid for the White House. Gov. Romney has made a bold, some say risky, decision, making this election now about diametrically opposed policy choices rather than a referendum on President Barack Obama’s presidency and who is best equipped to lead the nation.  Which nominee wins depends on how the majority of Americans see themselves. Are we a nation of risk takers, entrepreneurs, and people in control of our own destinies, or have we ceded all that to dependence on government?  (Read the full column at EWRoss.com)

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THE 2012 ELECTION WILD CARD

 

Political polling is both a science and an art; and it’s come a long way since it wrongly led the Chicago Tribune to proclaim that Thomas Dewey defeated Harry Truman in the 1948 presidential election. That doesn’t mean that many of today’s polls aren’t also misleading, especially if a wild card is in play.  (Read the full column at EWRoss.com)

 

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