Charles G. Cogan on the 1948 presidential election

The Presidential Election and the Nostalgia of ’48
Belfer Center
January 6, 2012
Commentary by: Charles G. Cogan, associate with the Belfer Center’s International Security Program
Topic: 1948 presidential election

“My head tells me that Mitt Romney is going to be elected President in 2012. The results of the Iowa caucuses have done nothing to dispel this notion. Romney is moderate, he keeps to his own wife (however contrary to Nature such comportment may be), and he gives the impression of being able to handle the economy. Further, the Mormon factor, like many prejudices that get transformed with time and exposure, appears not as consequential as it seemed in 2008.”

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