Biden Mocked Romney in 2012 for What Obama Does in 2014

We just began bombing Syria on Monday. We’ve come to loggerheads with Putin’s Russia. We’re back in Iraq (though “no boots on the ground” still holds some dubious sway in Obama’s Middle East foreign policy). And it doesn’t seem like we ever really left Afghanistan, despite all the rhetoric about it. And yet, in the 2012 presidential election, these very possibilities and policies were being touted by Romney and being mocked by Joe Biden. Here’s what Biden actually said in 2012: And Read more […]

States with Highest Income Inequality Voted for Obama

Curious fact: in 2012, four years after Obama took office the first time, the states that had the absolute highest rates of income inequality voted for Obama (again). Now, before you commit a fallacy of causation, let me remind you that correlation and causation are two different things. So, the fact that states with high income inequality voted for Obama does not necessarily mean that Obama’s policies (or policies like his) made their situation the way it is. For instance, you could say that Read more […]