The below piece represents a rough transcription of the speech I recently delivered to the annual donor's conference of the Center for Cultural Leadership in northern California. For more information on the Center, where I serve as Senior Fellow of Economics and Finance, please...

If indeed Obama were to defeat Romney, I don't think it will tell us anything other than that the better orator usually wins. Marco Rubio would be up 8 points if he were running right now. Bush was a walking Saturday Night Live skit but...