He’d blown the Denver debate. Now he was on the verge of blowing the second and risking his reelection. “I just don’t know if I can do this,” Obama told his team. The story of how they turned things around, excerpted from Double Down: Game Change 2012.
Saturday, November 2
Thursday, October 31
Ending a pregnancy in the most “pro-life” state in America.
An examination of the Minutemen movement and death on the border.
Monday, October 21
The homeless population of New York City is higher than it’s been in decades. Nobody seems to notice.
Thursday, October 10
The White House’s unprecedented crackdown on reporters.
Saturday, October 5
A self-published author of pick-up guides visits the “pacifist nanny state” of Denmark and finds the social safety interferes with his seduction strategies.
Friday, October 4
The rise of the Night Wolves, a Kremlin-backed biker gang, and what it says about the Russian political condition.
Tuesday, October 1
A young wonk is handed the budget of the world’s smallest republic.
Friday, September 27
Rosario Crocetta is a reform-minded leader in a highly corrupt place that hates change. That’s only one of the reasons his life is in danger.
Tuesday, September 24
Doug Band gets close to, then falls out with, Bill and Hillary.