Buckle up! The political conventions in Tampa and Charlotte over the next two weeks will throw the 2012 election campaigns into high gear, and send it careering down a mean, rocky road toward one of the most important choices Americans have made in half a century. Only twice before in the lives of most voters have we seen an election offering such radically different visions about the role of government in national life.
Gergen, David, and Michael Zuckerman. "Election a Stark Choice on America's Future." CNN.com, August 24, 2012.