The decision to pass over Mitt Romney, one of Trump’s most strident and consistent critics during the long campaign, tells us that at the end of the day, our insecure, thin-skinned, volatile president-elect isn’t prepared to put the good of the nation and the world ahead of his own bruised ego.
Spoiler alert: Mitt Romney lost the 2012 presidential election. Thanks to Netflix, we will now be able to watch the moment Romney realizes that he needs to write his concession speech. Watch the trailer.
2012 might be dubbed the Year of YouTube – and that’s especially true on the religion beat. Religious videos sparked international riots, stirred up the U.S. presidential campaign and called young believers to the front lines in battles over homosexuality and church culture. Here are seven religious videos that made news in 2012.
Analysts note that Mitt Romney nominee lost in large measure due to changing American demographics—particularly the rise of the Latino vote, non-white Christians, and the religiously unaffiliated. But another demographic trend also threatens to hurt Republican chances in the future: the decline of marriage.
And as for us, the citizens of this nation, I hope that we can shatter the messianic dream of a one-man Hope and Change operation. There are no messiahs. No one person, not even one as brilliant, eloquent, and cosmopolitan as the President, will redeem the American Dream. That responsibility is up to all, each and every single one of us, all of us.
The day after the 2012 election, Dr. Robert P. Jones examines the role that values, demographics, and the economy played in American voters’ decision to elect President Barack Obama to a second term in office.