Mitch Daniels is officially NOT running for President
Well, maybe not “officially”, but as close as you can get. Several news sources (and a couple of Redstate diarists) are reporting that Daniels has contacted his supporters to make the announcement: In the end, I was able to resolve every competing consideration but one,” Mr. Daniels wrote. “The interests and wishes of my family is the most important consideration of all. If I have | Read More »
Which 2012 POTUS candidate can do the most damage to the Left?
You may have guessed that the Redstate contributing editors have had a few discussions about the selection of 2012 POTUS candidates from the GOP. Interestingly (and perhaps not surprisingly), few of us have strong opinions on any particular candidate. I believe there’s a reason for that: the field of candidates seems weak, and no one candidate stands out from the rest. And as Gallup points out, | Read More »
ClaireAir Crash Lands in Missouri
Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill reminds me of the Seinfeld episode “The Opposite“, where George decides that in order to succeed, he must do the opposite of every instinct he ever had. For years now, just like George Castanza, Claire McCaskill has said one thing and done the opposite. Missouri GOP executive director Lloyd Smith notes: “Time after time, Missourians have watched as Claire McCaskill says | Read More »
Meanwhile, in Missouri, Robin Carnahan is probably *hoping for* the Rochester treatment.
A bit earlier today, Moe described how Barack Obama is pretending that Alexi Giannoulias, the Democrat Senatorial candidate from IL, does not exist. But on the Missouri side of the river, the presumptive Democrat candidate for Kit Bond’s Senate seat, MO Sec’y of State Robin Carnahan may be wishing for a similar treatment. Just last month, the POTUS appeared in the St. Louis area to promote the | Read More »
These are the words of a man who should be President
Yeah, yeah, I know. Don’t worry about 2012 right now. So sue me. Rep. Paul Ryan is one of the most articulate, intelligent conservative voices in Washington, DC. His voting record is impeccable. His performance in the so-called “Health Care Summit” was superb. And this past week, Congressman Ryan delivered an absolutely stunning speech to the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs. This is not your normal, | Read More »