2012 Presidential Election

Are Atheists the New Swing Vote?

Obama did lose religious voters in swing states, but not by a large enough margin. Irreligious voters are less of a group and more of a symptom. But they are also a reminder that this is not an economic debate, but a culture war, and that the social issues cannot be detached from the political issues.

Why the Republican Party Can't Win Without the Tea Party

A Republican Party that caters to an establishment elite is never going to be able to replicate the radical left's organizing efforts. So there are two choices here. Organize and radicalize or lose. The Republican Party can no longer win a race against a radical leftist without the Tea Party.