Jan 26

All the President’s Serifs: Typography on the Campaign Trail

Posted 2 years, 2 months ago.


For better or for worse, the way a campaign uses typography can both affect and reflect public opinion.

Jan 6

Stop Making Sense!

Posted 2 years, 3 months ago.


Mitt Romney is the only traditionally credible candidate in the Republican field. That’s why he can’t break away from the pack.

Nov 7

The first Mormon candidate for president was the “first Mormon”

Posted 2 years, 5 months ago.


Mitt Romney is far from being the first serious Mormon candidate for president.

Sep 28

This election cycle “it’s the Constitution, stupid”

Posted 2 years, 6 months ago.


At last week’s Republican debate in Florida, there were eight references to the Constitution.

Aug 14

Does the Constitution treat corporations as “persons”?

Posted 2 years, 8 months ago.


In a continuing series of posts, Lyle Denniston provides responses based on the Constitution and its history to public statements about the meaning of the Constitution  and what duties it imposes or rights its protects. Today’s topic: corporate personhood. The constitutional claim: “Corporations are people, my friend….Of course they are…Everything corporations earn ultimately goes to… [Continue Reading]