Could George W. Bush Be The Last Republican President?
NOTE: Link to 2012 RedState piece. Last week I received an email blast from the Chairman of the Republican National Committee, Reince Priebus and it began: Friend, I need your opinion: who would you like to see as the Republican presidential nominee in 2016? You’re one of a few conservative leaders I’ve selected to take our 2016 Presidential Straw Poll. Curious, I clicked the link | Read More »
Just What IF Christie is the Nominee?
It is exactly three days past Election Day 2013 as I begin writing this and by the looks of it here on Redstate and elsewhere, Chris Christie is the apparent front runner for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. It amuses me to read some of the more extreme rhetoric here and elsewhere against Christie by many who simply read what they see in the press, | Read More »
On why Rick Santorum isn’t a 2016 frontrunner
Much has been written in recent days on Rick Santorum and why he isn’t the presumptive frontrunner for the GOP’s presidential nod come 2016. As the runner-up in last year’s bout for the nomination, rolling up 11 primary wins and defying the odds with a shoestring campaign operation, the former Pennsylvania senator easily meets the criteria for recent-history GOP nominees. Nixon, Reagan, Bush, Dole, McCain, | Read More »
The Hillary Clinton conundrum
It is widely assumed that Hillary Clinton is the front-runner for the 2016 Democrat nomination, if not a virtual lock on the candidacy. The only real question is whether Joe Biden puts his boss in a tough spot by launching a doomed campaign to wrestle the nomination away from Hillary. Our “objective” “news” media is already pumping up the Clinton candidacy by scheduling glowing biographies | Read More »
Wearing Condoms At Work And Other Results Of The 2012 Election
Voting in an election is much like taking a survey. The voter pulls the lever, presses the button, fills in the oval, or punches the chad to indicate their personal preferences relating to a candidate, cause or political direction. The individual vote eventually gets lost in bottom line tabulation of total votes cast, but the prevailing majority determines the winner and sets the agenda. In the | Read More »