Collision 2012 http://kut.org en A Clash of Americas: Dan Balz' 'Collision 2012' http://kut.org/post/clash-americas-dan-balz-collision-2012 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Remembering the 2012 presidential election brings a slew of bipartisan memories&nbsp;</span>– f<span style="line-height: 1.5; ">rom Mitt Romney’s&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=slFZ8K2aBoY" style="line-height: 1.5; ">“47 percent” remarks</a>&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5; ">to&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/barackobama/9168053/Barack-Obama-caught-hinting-at-concessions-to-Dmitry-Medvedev.html" style="line-height: 1.5; ">Obama’s pre-election c</a><span style="line-height: 1.5; ">omment&nbsp;to Russian president&nbsp;</span>Dimitri<span style="line-height: 1.5; ">&nbsp;Medvedev that he would deal with the EU’s missile defense system after his would-be election. Dan&nbsp;</span>Balz’<span style="line-height: 1.5; "> chronicled the election and spoke first-hand with candidates for his&nbsp;latest book, "</span><a href="http://articles.washingtonpost.com/2013-07-27/politics/40859333_1_craig-romney-tagg-romney-mitt-romney" style="line-height: 1.5; ">Collision 2012: Obama vs. Romney and the Future of Elections in America</a><span style="line-height: 1.5; ">."&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The book’s title reflects the clash between Democrats and Republicans&nbsp;</span>– and&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5; ">between the 2008 election and the cutthroat 2012 Republican primary.</span></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/116843309" width="100%"></iframe></p><p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 11:00:00 +0000 David Brown & Arthur DeVitalis 9003 at http://kut.org A Clash of Americas: Dan Balz' 'Collision 2012'