Fini, no mas, goodbye.
On September 18th I wrote the following: We have seven weeks to push back against evil and prolong our republic’s existence a while longer. Seven weeks. Seven weeks from tonight we will know. Will America once more choose to sidestep disaster and move back toward sanity and Godliness, or will it continue in a downward spiral to destruction? I also wrote: As I watch the | Read More »
If Romney Wins & If Romney Loses
WARNING: The following looks at various possible scenarios but these are NOT predictions. This past Sunday I finished reading Sean Trende’s book The Lost Majority. Its a good read though poorly edited and at some point I may write a full review, but today I wanted to follow along on one of his points. Call it the History of the Road Not Taken. Life is | Read More »
Discussion of Polls and an Election Prediction
This has been a gut wrenching cycle. I’ve followed presidential elections since I was old enough to understand what they were and this one has been painful squared. It was made all the more agonizing because its clear now that in order to win Republicans have to overcome a sizable handicap. Any mistake made by a Republican leads the broadcast networks evening news, while the | Read More »
“Heckuva job, Barry”
According to the Democrats and their eager enablers in the media, George W. Bush and his administration were both incompetent and indifferent when the after affects of hurricane Katrina flooded New Orleans in 2005. The fact that most of the suffering occurred because of the actions or lack of action of, A) Corrupt local officials B) Incompetent local officials including the Mayor and the Governor | Read More »
Obama Is Going Down
Clever and unrelenting push-back against the Obamedia pretense that Obama is cool while Romney is a bumbling square, is the major reason that line of attack is not working this cycle. It all started with Clint Eastwood and the Empty Chair. Even a dim-bulb such as David Letterman has figured out that the emperor may have a wardrobe malfunction. Its amusing to watch the Obama | Read More »
Romney at 50% & up 2 in Ohio
This will leave a mark. The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Ohio Voters shows Romney with 50% support to President Obama’s 48%. One percent (1%) likes some other candidate, while another one percent (1%) remains undecided. I think the only thing that can save the President now is if the entire country develops Obamnesia. Election day can’t get here fast enough.
The October surprise is Sandy.
I’m not seeing much discussion on how Hurricane Sandy will effect the election but effect it she almost certainly will. The maximum damage will be inflicted from early Monday through early Wednesday. However a storm of this strength doesn’t just move on and immediately everybody gets back to normal. Bad stuff keeps happening in a ripple effect that can go on for several days. Trees | Read More »
Bill joins Hillary under the bus & Mark Warner on “Virginia’s Military Might”
In a lengthy piece in the NY Times Matt Bai today shoved Bill Clinton toward the front axle of Bus Obama. According to Bai, the Obama Campaign altered their strategy for taking on Mitt Romney. You may recall that last spring, just after Mr. Romney locked up the Republican nomination, Mr. Obama’s team abruptly switched its strategy for how to define him. Up to then, | Read More »
Romney Seals The Deal
Tonight Mitt Romney did what I hoped he would by adopting a big picture strategy and staying away from tactical cheap shots. As important as foreign policy is, it will not decide the 2012 election. However if Romney had allowed himself to be goaded into bellicosity it could have derailed the momentum that he has enjoyed for three weeks. Americans are war weary and any | Read More »
Somewhere between Gallup and Nate Silver.
The title tells you where I think this race is 18 days from election day. Razor close and dependent on GOTV. Over the past several days Gallup has moved out to a lonely spot among the national polls showing Mitt Romney up by 7 yesterday and by 6 today. While Gallup now shows Romney up 51-45 in its seven day tracker, Rasmussen shows a dead | Read More »