A Twenty Year Old Score to Settle?
I’ve been talking to some of the older delegates who have been around for a while. They have a theory that only people who’ve been in politics at this level for a very long time could come up with. Back in 1992, John Sununu had been pushed out of the White House as Chief of Staff, but was still a committed partisan for George H. | Read More »
Wetting the Bed Over Mitt Romney
“It’s like the GOP consultant class learned all the wrong lessons from Bob Shrum.” Of all the people to not be beating up Mitt Romney for his present not quite stellar campaign, I find myself in that position. I’m genuinely not that worried. First of all, remember that most of his primary money is gone so he can’t spend on a fancy ad campaign right | Read More »
Romney Camp Attacks Newt Gingrich For Opposing George H. W. Bush’s Tax Increase
Let’s step into the Way Back Machine and go all the way back to 1990. That year, George H. W. Bush decided to break his “no new taxes” pledge. You remember, “Read my lips,” don’t you? Well, at the time Newt Gingrich was the Minority Whip of the United States House of Representatives. He was not the leader of the Republicans. He was the number | Read More »