Romney as Nixon? 2012 Carries Unsettling Echoes for GOP

By Sean Trende - December 21, 2011

Throughout this seemingly endless election season, analysts have thrown out a variety of historical analogies to help explain the current race. Some have suggested that this election is like 1948's (the one postwar example we have of a president winning re-election amid a sluggish economy), while others have looked to 1980, where a strong conservative defied the oddsmakers' bets and defeated an... (Read Full Article)

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