Monthly Archives: October 2012

Who won … and why?

Let’s talk among ourselves. President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney — the Democratic and Republican nominees, respectively, for the highest office in the land — went after each other Tuesday night in their second debate of this campaign season. They have one more joint appearance scheduled, in Boca Raton, Fla, next Tuesday. But […]

Get ready for Round Two

You’ve heard all the commentary about Round One of the Barack Obama-Mitt Romney presidential campaign. Well, the bell is about to ring for Round Two. The two men will square off once again, this time at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., for a 90-minute match. The format will be different than the first go-round. It’s […]

No. 2s take center stage

Tonight it’s the vice-presidential candidates’ turn to argue in front of millions of their best friends and foes. Democratic Vice President Joe Biden squares off against Republican VP nominee Paul Ryan in a televised debate staged in Danville, Ky. The stakes for this are considerably greater than your average vice-presidential debate. Why? Pundits say Biden […]

“That’s a documentary …”

“That’s a documentary …” A friend watched, along with her son, “The Choice 2012,” broadcast Tuesday night by PBS. She told him after the program had ended, “Now that’s a documentary.” The good news, of course, is that PBS’ “Frontline” program will be re-broadcast several more times before the Nov. 6 presidential election. It would […]