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Robert David Sullivan is an associate editor at America magazine.
(Un)Conventional Wisdom
Robert David SullivanSeptember 11, 2013
As polls predicted Public Advocate Bill de Blasio easily won the Democratic primary for mayor of New York City on Tuesday hovering just above the 40 percent needed to avoid a run-off for the party nomination The New York Times reports that party leaders are urging William Thompson who finished s
(Un)Conventional Wisdom
Robert David SullivanSeptember 11, 2013
What do you get for the person who has no one The U S Census Bureau reminds us that next Sunday is the beginning of Unmarried and Single Americans Week a nod to the 44 percent of adults who do not have a spouse The Census notes that unmarried Americans are forming an increasingly large voting bl
(Un)Conventional Wisdom
Robert David SullivanSeptember 09, 2013
Today is the first round of the New York mayor rsquo s race which got more national attention than usual because of the possibility that former congressman and smutty-photo tweeter Anthony Weiner would win inspiring stories about how Americans like redemption stories and are getting more Europea
(Un)Conventional Wisdom
Robert David SullivanSeptember 08, 2013
Welcome to Un Conventional Wisdom a new blog on the America website Un Conventional Wisdom will focus on American politics offering observations on current issues and presenting original research UCW will not be a tout sheet There are already scores of pundits who are in the habit of making pr
In All Things
Robert David SullivanNovember 07, 2012
We are happy to have this post-election analysis from Robert David Sullivan who blogged about the presidential and vice-presidential debates for America You can read his blog on politics and TV here and his analysis of the 2008 election nbsp here -- Tim Reidy The most striking aspect of the 201
In All Things
Robert David SullivanOctober 22, 2012
Once again we are pleased to have debate analysis from Robert David Sullivan My quick analysis before diving into Twitter and the blogosphere Once again Moderate Mitt made it through a presidential debate without getting unmasked or unmoored by President Barack Obama Romney used his closing s
In All Things
Robert David SullivanOctober 16, 2012
Once again we are pleased to have debate analysis from Robert David Sullivan My quick analysis before diving into Twitter and the blogosphere I suspect that President Obama will get a little jump in the polls over the next few days but mainly as a reaction to the ldquo Wow Romney might actual
Television
Robert David SullivanOctober 15, 2012

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In All Things
Robert David SullivanOctober 11, 2012
Once again we are pleased to have Robert David Sullivan offering his analysis of the latest debate As with the first presidential debate I rsquo m putting down my thoughts without hearing or reading any analysis or tweets and I can rsquo t imagine Obama supporters feeling reassured right now T
In All Things
Robert David SullivanOctober 04, 2012
We are pleased to have this analysis of the first presidential debate from Robert David Sullivan You can read his preview of the debates here Note I wrote the following except for the last paragraph without looking at any tweets instant analysis or other media coverage But I seem to have bac