Mitt Romney expected and, his critics say, even wanted to be booed at the NAACP convention, as a signal to voters that he's willing to face an audience not likely to agree with him – and not pander.
The jeering started when Mitt Romney told the NAACP crowd that he would eliminate 'Obamacare.' Conservative analysts say the incident gives him credibility on the right and among independents.
The NFIB Small Business Optimism Index is down sharply this month. Entrepreneurs have been an essential part of every past recovery. If they are not optimistic they are not going to hire more workers, buy inventory or increase spending.
The media and regressive Republicans seem to want Americans to believe that President Obama is proposing a tax increase on wealthy Americans. But Robert Reich disagrees, saying in fact under the plan everyone is treated exactly the same.