If Obama wins, he’ll owe Latinos big time

Among Latinos, President Obama’s broken promise to fix the nation’s dysfunctional immigration system remains a bitter reminder of the limits of politics. The president shored up his support among that critical demographic with his DREAM Act Lite, a presidential directive that could give about a million young undocumented persons work permits for two years. But […]

Obama and the many Mitt Romneys

First presidential debate

The Mitt Romney who showed up on a debate stage at the University of Denver last week was a commanding figure — warm, engaging, polished and smart. He was the missing Mitt, the one little seen since the Republican primaries began. This was the Romney who had governed Massachusetts as an enlightened moderate, embracing the […]