Tag Archives: Jimmy Carter

Rigged? A lesson for Trump: How other losing presidential candidates conceded

By Robert Mann Donald Trump, October 2016: “I’m afraid the election is going to be rigged, I have to be honest. . . . November 8th, we’d better be careful, because that election is going to be rigged. And I … Continue reading

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He said what??!! Obama’s spots and why they’re missing Gingrich and Santorum

In his losing bid for the 1980 Democratic presidential nomination, Edward Kennedy didn’t mince words about his opponent, President Jimmy Carter. He blamed the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and the Iranian hostage crisis on Carter’s weak leadership. In a January … Continue reading

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State of Irrelevance: Louisiana and presidential politics

Republicans are gathering in Tampa to nominate Mitt Romney for president. And while the election will be hard fought, Louisiana will mostly be left out. As one of the most reliably Republican states, Louisiana no longer matters in presidential politics. … Continue reading

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