All too often, the export of democracy has looked a lot like the export of imperialism, and America's defense of freedom translated into right-wing dictatorships
If Romney loses Michigan or Massachusetts and wins the White House, he will be the first candidate since 1916 to lose his home state and win the presidency. He's not only losing his two home states, but Ryan's as well.
On his radio show today, Glenn Beck confuse the progressive movement of the late 19th and early 20th Centuries with the modern definition of progressive, so that that he could make the case that progressives are the most racist people who have ever lived in America, "The most racist people ever to live. The most racist people to ever live in America were the progressives."