Category Archives: 2012 GOP Primary
Remember this speech from the 2004 Democratic National Convention? My how times have changed. Obama has evolved on whether or not there’s a united America, I suppose. Now we live in no less than five or six different Americas going … Continue reading
Politico: Records: Iowa man in Romney video did jail time for assault of a peace officer Jason Clausen, a Mason City, Iowa, man featured in Mitt Romney’s new video featuring unemployed people has a lengthy rap sheet and served ten … Continue reading
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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If you thought the contraception debate was about expanding or protecting women’s existing right to reproductive health care, think again. If you were waiting for the other shoe to fall, congratulations. You are not blinded by your own bias and … Continue reading
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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