Jeb Bush is not the answer
One of the perennial problems in GOP politics is that our presidential candidates have more in common with their Democrat opponents than they do with the people who vote for Republican candidates. They talk conservative when they need to but their allegiance is really to their own social class. The cheers of GOP voters is nice but the plaudits of the media and the “smart | Read More »
Is *Hillary* Ready?
This is a very nice Townhall article by Conn Carroll on Barack Obama and how he was not the Left’s Ronald Reagan (unless you count the way that Barack Obama, like Reagan, has made the argument against big government – however inadvertently, in Obama’s case). But I have a quibble. In short, I always have the same question in my head when I see lines like | Read More »
Nancy Pelosi says a Hillary Clinton candidacy means the Democrats take the House
Perhaps the only thing in Congress more bizarre that what goes on in Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) 11%‘s bathroom (here | here) is Nancy Pelosi’s political predictions. Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) 15% says Democrats can recapture control of the House in 2016 by riding Hillary Clinton’s coattails. “Yes, we can win the House,” the California Democrat said during a | Read More »
Meet the ‘Other’ Woman Union Bosses Want in the Oval Office
While many on the Left (and the Right) believe that the Presidential candidacy of Hillary Clinton is a foregone conclusion, there is another woman that many on the Left—and of greater importance, within labor’s ranks—would rather see become President and they are beginning to voice their preference ever more loudly. Enter Democrats’ more liberal senator from Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren. Last week, the AFL-CIO hosted a | Read More »
Bill Clinton, sex slaves, and the 2016 campaign
The 2016 campaign is getting into full swing and there are two things that are certain. The first is that Hillary Clinton is trying to clear the decks for a coronation. In 2008, Clinton proved she had a glass jaw. Her strategy for 2016 seems to be to try to take a page out of the Planned Parenthood playbook and kill her opponents in utero | Read More »
Scenes from the 2016 Democratic Shadow Gutter War: Clinton v. Webb.
Via Hot Air comes a whisper of the back-alley brawls that are even now starting to form over the 2016 election, out there where nothing is really too low a blow and everything can be denied later: While they aren’t acknowledging [Jim] Webb publicly, [Hillary] Clinton loyalists are keeping an eye on him privately. The week before Thanksgiving, staffers of Philippe Reines, Clinton’s longtime communications guru, pitched talk | Read More »
Visas, Hillary Clinton, and the Ecuadorean ‘alien smuggler.’
I wonder if the New York Times is not entirely comfortable with the idea of a Hillary Clinton candidacy: “The Obama administration overturned a ban preventing a wealthy, politically connected Ecuadorean woman from entering the United States after her family gave tens of thousands of dollars to Democratic campaigns, according to finance records and government officials.” Specifically, the woman (Estefanía Isaías) got a visa from | Read More »
Hillary Clinton moves to lock up the white working class vote
As Hillary Clinton tools up for making a show of running for the Democrat nomination for president in 2016, the salient question remains who, exactly, is going to vote for her? I mean other than the aging, hirsute, hippie lesbian demographic. While this locks in a significant swath of Hollywoood and the news media it is not sufficient to create a second Clinton presidency. For | Read More »
Is Hillary Clinton’s Run for President Inevitable? Maybe Not.
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Aaron Blake to discuss polling that shows why Hillary Clinton may run for president, five significant reasons she may not and what the Democrat’s field for 2016 looks like without a Clinton on the ballot.
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Hillary Clinton: Rock Star
For her entire political career Hillary Clinton has received kid glove treatment by the press. From her time at Rose Law when she made $100,000 in a matter of a few days by investing in cattle futures to her tumultuous marriage to Bill Clinton (and her rumored affairs as well as his) to her campaign for Senate when the hapless Rick Lazio was accused of | Read More »
The Democrats’ Obama Problem
Democrats began telling themselves demography is destiny back in 1968 after Richard Nixon’s election. They have been saying it ever since. That day may eventually arrive, but today is not that day. They may also believe they are a permanent party, but history is filled with Ozymandias like permanence. Last Tuesday’s voter turnout should not give the Democrats the comfort they have taken from it. | Read More »
Tomorrow’s Biggest Loser Might Be Hillary Clinton
Obviously, there are a ton of races that are too close to call at the present moment and the Democrats might well end up retaining control of the Senate and perhaps gaining a couple of gubernatorial seats. However, the smarter money right now is on the Democrats losing at least 6 seats in the Senate (and possibly as many as 10) while failing to capitalize | Read More »
Clinton, Crapitalism, and the Fear Machine
It must be somewhat disturbing to the less devoted supporters of Hillary! For President that she can’t seem to make a single public appearance without dropping a gaffe bomb that takes days to defuse. It’s a good thing that Democrats are given endless opportunities to “clarify” their remarks by their friendly media. Hillary spends as much time clarifying as she does speaking. Our Lady of | Read More »
Hillary Gives Us The Business, David Perdue Gives Us The Truth
In 2008, it took a few public speaking appearances to really sell the Democratic Party on Barack Obama’s credentials as their party’s candidate in that year’s Presidential Election. In 2014, Hillary Rodham Clinton is back on the stump again. There are certain things she doesn’t believe you should ever let people tell you. The truth for example. Hillaryworld™ is revealed in it’s disingenuous, fact-free glory | Read More »