The Rhetorical Blame Game
(David Mansdoerfer) – Americans consistently try and find someone to blame for our problems. This is magnified in the world of political rhetoric. People, for the most part, are generally frustrated with both the size and inefficiency of government. With millions of people unemployed or underemployed, and state budgets suffering huge shortfalls,...
N&V Staff October 12, 2011
Amodei Wins – What We Can Take Away
NN&V Exclusive (David Mansdoerfer) – Special elections tend to not reflect the national political mood. They are generally low-turnout and locally driven. Last night, Mark Amodei walked away with a nearly 30,000 vote win in a right-leaning district. So, what should be taken away from last night’s Republican victory in Nevada’s 2nd...
N&V Staff September 14, 2011
The Problem with Dangerous Political Rhetoric
(David Mansdoerfer) – After Vice President Joe Biden and Congressman Mike Doyle called the Tea Party ‘terrorists’, I began to wonder what happened to the rhetoric truce/tone down that was supposed to happen after the tragic shooting of Congresswoman Giffords. Less than a year ago, the left accused the Tea Party of...
N&V Staff August 3, 2011