“Just a politician” v. Real Person
I think Specialist and a commenter on that post were onto something. I think Palin’s political history suggests he may be more right than anyone who says anything about her being “just a politician.” Hillary is “just a politician,” and it’s all she’s ever been. Ditto Obama. Kennedy. Romney. Ford, Jr., Tim Ryan (my parents’ Congressman, who got elected to the Ohio statehouse, is now in | Read More »
Did “Boy Genius” have it half right?
Wanted to get some feedback from members about a theory I have that Karl Rove’s strategy for W’s elections came around a bit too soon, and might be worth a second look for 2012/2016. I think McCain ran a campaign that was much more similar in strategy and tone to Dole 1996, than the Rove tactics of 2000/2004. True McCain, at the end had a | Read More »
Request for Proposal: Major Turnaround and Re-organization
This is a look at tactical turnaround strategies for the GOP from the perspective of a management consultant and private equity professional. In today’s marketplace, the turnaround business is growing quickly. Many companies are facing re-organization processes, financial and debt restructuring, and full-scale operational turnarounds, in efforts to implement efficiencies and stay alive through the downturn. The Republican Party must also face a turnaround, one | Read More »
How many of you will support Palin for GOP presidential nomination in ’12 or ’16?
Full disclosure: I’m a liberal Democrat who tries to read opinions and engage in discourse across the political spectrum. Here’s my question to the Red State community: After seeing how glowing most of your responses were to Palin’s debate performance last night, I’m curious how many of you are willing to state right now that she will be your first choice for the Republican presidential | Read More »