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 »
Could the Missouri Carnahan dynasty be at an end?
It’s been a good week to be a Republican in Missouri. Senator-elect Roy Blunt soundly defeated MO Secretary of State Robin Carnahan, beating her by 13 percentage points statewide, and winning every county in Missouri except St. Louis (city and county) and Jackson (Kansas City). Republican candidates scored wins in most parts of the state except the Democrat strongholds mentioned above, where incumbents such as | Read More »
It appears Deroy Murdock got up on the wrong side of the bed this morning. You don’t hear this kind of thing too much from the ranks of the Right (well, maybe once or twice here on RS): Nevertheless, Bush is the GOP’s Jimmy Carter, a weak bumbler who embarrassed his constituents, betrayed his philosophical movement, sank his party, and eventually surrendered the White House | Read More »
The GOP cannot out-left the Left
On The Day After, David Frum wrote an election post-mortem that told the GOP that we must move left. His words: College-educated Americans have come to believe that their money is safe with Democrats – but that their values are under threat from Republicans. And there are more and more of these college-educated Americans all the time. So the question for the GOP is: Will | Read More »