Gary Wasserman

Gary Wasserman

Politics

The empty election of 2012

America's campaigns reflect a political system "fated to neither learn from history nor even remember it".

The empty election of 2012

Politics

Obama's Democratic majority coalition

Obama's legacy will be largely dependent on the political movement he leaves behind.

Obama's Democratic majority coalition

Politics

Do political campaigns in the United States matter?

Given the difficult political environment, Democrats this year are forced to believe in the power of campaigns.

Do political campaigns in the United States matter?

Opinion

Romney: The birth of a salesman

Romney may provide a useful reminder of how the next president can fail, whoever he is, writes author.

Romney: The birth of a salesman

Politics

The US presidential debates and comparison shopping

Debates are the only time Americans can evaluate the two candidates side by side; to match them up against each other.

The US presidential debates and comparison shopping

Politics

Flag burning and free speech

Constitution prevents the US from stopping flag burning, as it is a form of political expression given legal tolerance.

Flag burning and free speech

Politics

Obama: America's once and future president

Although most say Obama has no chance at a second term, there are many factors on his side that suggest he will win.

Obama: America's once and future president