The Plum Line: Mitt Romney


Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 12/24/2012

Team Romney still doesn't see that Americans rejected its policies

There's little recognition from the campaign that Romney's big problem was the emptiness of his agenda.

By Jamelle Bouie  |  11:07 AM ET, 12/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  barack obama, Mitt Romney, romney campaign, team obama, team romney

Posted at 04:53 PM ET, 12/10/2012

No, Obama's campaign wasn't all that negative

Every presidential race is bemoaned as the nastiest and most negative ever.

By Jamelle Bouie  |  04:53 PM ET, 12/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2012 campaign, barack obama, Mitt Romney

Posted at 04:12 PM ET, 12/07/2012

In Michigan, the GOP's long march to the right continues

Today's Republicans are reversing a tradition partly enshrined by none other than George Romney.

By Greg Sargent  |  04:12 PM ET, 12/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Collective bargaining, labor, Mitt Romney

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 12/05/2012

The election wasn't just about taxes and the deficit. It was also about jobs.

When it comes to government investment in job creation, the public sided in this election with the Democratic vision.

By Greg Sargent  |  01:16 PM ET, 12/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2012 election, barack obama, Mitt Romney, Stimulus

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 12/05/2012

Paul Ryan and conservatives have not gotten the message of this election

Conservatives claim they need to moderate their rhetoric to speak to the middle class. But they need to change their policies.

By Jamelle Bouie  |  11:32 AM ET, 12/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2012 presidential election, Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 12/04/2012

No, more Latino votes wouldn't have helped Romney win

A faulty explanation that doesn't account for the size of, and reasons for, Romney's loss.

By Jamelle Bouie  |  01:13 PM ET, 12/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2012 election, 2012 presidential electino, barack obama, Latinos, Mitt Romney

Posted at 08:50 PM ET, 01/31/2012

Florida primary: What the blowout means

Romney has locked up the nomination, but this isn’t over.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  08:50 PM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney