Tag Archives: GOP Primary

It’s Romney

I take a day off and big stories break: Santorum Suspends Presidential Campaign Rick Santorum suspended his presidential campaign on Tuesday, bowing to the inevitability of Mitt Romney’s nomination and ending his improbable, come-from-behind quest to become the party’s conservative … Continue reading

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The Real Mitt Romney Open Thread

What’s happening tonight?

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Super Tuesday GOP Primary Results Open Thread

If you want to talk about the results of today’s GOP primaries here’s the place to do it. Or talk about whatever else you want to discuss.

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The last GOP debate in less than 60 seconds

Eyewitness reports say Newt won, Satanorum lost, Mitt was present and Paul was Paul. I really don’t care anymore. The next four years are going to be very unpleasant no matter who wins. Some Republicans are figuring out that the … Continue reading

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I thought Beelzebub was a Democrat?

The Sludge Report: SANTORUM’S SATAN WARNING “Satan has his sights on the United States of America!” Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum has declared. “Satan is attacking the great institutions of America, using those great vices of pride, vanity, and sensuality … Continue reading

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I guess there are no hummers in heaven

Rick Santorum: One of the things I will talk about that no president has talked about before is I think the dangers of contraception in this country, the whole sexual libertine idea … Many in the Christian faith have said, … Continue reading

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Hat Trick Rick

Missouri, Minnesota and Colorado results: A sweep for Santorum Rick Santorum dealt an embarrassing setback to Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign Tuesday night, sweeping non-binding contests across three states and raising new questions about conservatives’ willingness to accept Romney as their … Continue reading

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Florida Primary Open Thread

The polls will be closing soon. All the experts are predicting a win for Romney. The only question is how big a win it will be. Next up will be the Nevada caucuses on Saturday, February 4th.

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It ain’t over ’til it’s over

InsiderAdvantage Poll: Gingrich Surging, Race ‘Tighter Than Expected’ A new InsiderAdvantage poll conducted Sunday night of likely Republican voters in the state of Florida shows a significant surge for former House Speaker Newt Gingrich. The poll has former Massachusetts Gov. … Continue reading

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This doesn’t add up

Compare the graph above to the article below: Consensus of Polls Shows Romney Up in Florida You can find pretty much every species of poll in Florida right now. [...] Though the numbers were here and there, the outcome was … Continue reading

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Cut out the middleman

Romney would rank among richest presidents ever Just how rich is Mitt Romney? Add up the wealth of the last eight presidents, from Richard Nixon to Barack Obama. Then double that number. Now you’re in Romney territory. He would be … Continue reading

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Sarah goes rogue again

Cannibals in GOP Establishment Employ Tactics of the Left We have witnessed something very disturbing this week. The Republican establishment which fought Ronald Reagan in the 1970s and which continues to fight the grassroots Tea Party movement today has adopted … Continue reading

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Here we go again

It’s Newt vs. Mitt, live from Florida! 5 pm Yosemite (8 pm Okefenokee time) on CNN I’ll be watching reruns of Chappelle’s Show. The Wayne Brady episode is supposed to be on. This is an open thread.

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Put up or STFU

Pelosi On President Gingrich: “That Will Never Happen! There’s Something I Know.” So what does Nancy know? Not this by Byron York, apparently: Nothing happened with the Justice Department and the FBI, but the IRS began an investigation that would … Continue reading

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Panic in the Pachyderm Party

Andrea Mitchell: Romney Adviser Said Party Elites Will Find Alternative If Romney Can’t Win Florida “I talked to a top Romney adviser tonight who said, ‘Look, if Mitt Romney cannot win in Florida then we’re going to have to try … Continue reading

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UCLA Political Scientist says Newt Gingrich is Biggest Threat to Obama

We hear a lot of speculation from journalists who are experts at . . . uh, . . . journalism. But there actually is an academic specialty on the study of politics. It’s called “political science.“ After watching in frustration … Continue reading

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Newt Notes

I had a dream last night. There was a primary somewhere and Newt Gingrich was closing in on the magic number of delegates needed to win the GOP nomination when suddenly they raised the number. I don’t know what it … Continue reading

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South Carolina Primary Open Thead

The official results should start rolling in at 4 pm LA (7 pm Myrtle Beach) If the astrologers and entrail readers are correct, Newt should win big tonight. I think this is a game-changer. I’ll say more in the morning. … Continue reading

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Real Ratfucking

Fake CNN email used as dirty trick in South Carolina In what appears to be a last ditch attempt to halt Newt Gingrich’s late momentum in South Carolina, a fake CNN Breaking News alert was emailed to state Republican activists … Continue reading

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Are you ready to rumble?

And then there were four. Newt’s greatest strength has been his debate performances. Mitt is gonna be a tough sell in South Carolina, Ron Paul is there for comedy relief and if Rick Santorum was any stiffer they would put … Continue reading

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