Election 2012 - The Fix Faceoff Video Q&A

Apr 18, 2011

Chris Cillizza of The Fix judged head-to-head matchups submitted by readers that are usually, but not necessarily about the march to the to the 2012 presidential election.

Hi and welcome to the Fix Faceoff. Lots of good questions today, including some tax-related queries, so let's get going. 

Which tax-related position is more dangerous for a candidate: Raising taxes or doing nothing? 

Which tax-related position is more dangerous for a presidential candidate?: Reducing the home mortgage interest deduction or capping charitable contribution deductions?

Who will fare better in debates: Michele Bachmann or Ron Paul? (From Sam in Alexandria)

Rate Donald Trump's chances in a debate against these three: Tim Pawlenty, Mitt Romney and Mike Huckabee.

Which word or phrase will be more effective for Obama in '12: Hope or Future? (From Rick Thessin in France)

Which word or phrase will be more effective for Obama in '12: Win the Future or Historical Budget Cuts? (From Eric in Annapolis)

Whose endorsement would mean more for the eventual GOP nominee: Mike Huckabee or Sarah Palin? (From Karen in Fredericksburg)

Whose endorsement would mean more for the eventual GOP nominee: Mitch McConnell or John Boehner? (From Nathan in Harrisburg, PA)

Whose endorsement would mean more for the eventual GOP nominee?: Tea Party Nation or George W. Bush? (From Howie Kent in Colorado Springs, CO)

What spin will stick better for the Paul Ryan budget vote: "Republicans voted to end Medicare as we know it" or "Republicans voted to cut trillions in spending to control the deficit?" (From Dave in Laurel, MD)

Whose political position does Barack Obama resemble more?: George H.W. Bush in 1991 or Bill Clinton in 1995? (From Danny in Falls Church)

What's the better pick-up opportunity for Democrats in the Senate: Massachusetts or Nevada? (From Jimmy in Bethesda)

Who will be more important to Tim Kaine in the Senate race: Mark Warner or Barack Obama? (From Andrea in Fairfax)

What is the better band to come out of New Jersey in the last 10 years: Titus Andronicus or The Gaslight Anthem? (From Jake in Camden, NJ)

Who is more electable: A leprechaun or a zombie?

That's all, folks. Thanks for watching and submitting questions.

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Chris Cillizza is managing editor of PostPolitics and he writes "The Fix," a politics blog for the Washington Post.

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