The Year of the Insider
It is the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand and Fifteen, and it has been a truly stellar year for the Insider. The Insider has been predicting Donald Trump’s immediate downfall. Trump is now in second place in the polling averages, but shows no signs of stopping. In fact, he is ramping his efforts up by actually buying ads now. The Insider has been so | Read More »
Will Kentucky Become The 25th Right-To-Work State WIth Bevin Win?
For a long time now, there has been a near-nationwide backlash against overly liberal agendas. In large measure, due to their lapdog-like allegiance to the extreme “progressive” agenda, unions have paid the price as more and more voters vote to put states under Republican control. On Tuesday, Matt Bevin, in a rather substantial victory, became the next governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. As a | Read More »
Kentucky Democrat Claims Matt Bevin’s Win Was A Defeat For Christ
The Democrat Speaker of Kentucky’s House of Representatives, Greg Stumbo, was on a roll last night as it became obvious that Matt Bevin had not only won but had effectively curb-stomped the Democrat, Jack Conway. To hear him tell it, it was a rejection of God Himself. “Let me tell you,” Stumbo said. “I am going to admit I have not read the holy book | Read More »
The three reasons Jack Conway lost Kentucky-GOV last night.
Matt Bevin won last night… and Jack Conway lost. Here are three reasons why Conway lost.
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Matt Bevin Wins. Barack Obama’s Democratic Party Loses Again.
“It’s only a matter of time before Democrats blame their losses on climate change in Syria.”George Bush continues to be a more successful politician than Barack Obama and Bill Clinton. In addition to winning the Texas Governor’s Mansion twice, George Bush did something Barack Obama and Bill Clinton could not do — win the Presidency twice without seeing his party completely wipe out. Certainly, in | Read More »
Seven Questions About Matt Bevin’s Win In Kentucky
It looks, at this writing, as if Matt Bevin has won the Kentucky Governor’s race, a race he was trailing in the polls all the way to the end (Ace of Spades Decision Desk HQ called the race a while ago, and now the AP has as well). Bevin’s upset win raises seven questions worth pondering as we survey the political landscape: 1. How bad | Read More »
If You’re In Kentucky, Go Vote for Matt Bevin Today
Folks, it is time. Today is the day to go put a Republican in Kentucky’s Governor’s mansion. I’m told late polling has Bevin up, but by less than one percent. It is going to be extremely close and every vote counts. The Republican Governor’s Association came through and flooded the zone, Bevin stepped up his game hard at the end, and the Kentucky GOP has | Read More »
Republicans Would Rather Lose Than Help Conservatives
Time and time again we see Republican leaders berate conservatives for allegedly taking their football and going home after a loss only to see those very same leaders be the ones who actually do leave the field. It is happening again in Kentucky where the prospect of a Matt Bevin win has so terrified the Republican Establishment, they are fleeing the state so a Democrat | Read More »
Less Than Five Points
We’re talking less than five points. That is the polling gap in Kentucky between Matt Bevin and the liberal Democrat he is running against. Have you donated to Matt yet? Less than five points and the race is not for another month — this is totally winnable. We need to get Matt Bevin fully funded. Look, there is not another campaign right now in the | Read More »
Have You Chipped In Yet?
Folks, I’m not kidding. We can flip Kentucky to our side this year. Have you donated to Matt Bevin yet? We need to do our part. Matt Bevin is an American success story. He and his wife run the last American bell manufacturer. Seriously. Does your church have a church bell? It either came from China or Matt Bevin made it. You guys need to | Read More »
Matt Bevin for Governor
I backed Matt Bevin in his Senate race. He is a profoundly good guy. But when he ran for Governor, my impression of the race was that the state was ready to move on. And I did not back him. I should have. The top two candidates began beating the crap out of each other in a nasty, nasty way and Matt just showed the | Read More »
It’s over: Matt Bevin is the Republican nominee for Kentucky Governor.
As Hot Air notes: James Comer took the high road and did not make life difficult after the recanvass. So they are all one big, happy fleet now in the Kentucky Republican party. No, really: "Happy Together" from Steven Reese on Vimeo. So no hard feelings, and time to encourage Jack Conway to explore his options in the private sector. Moe Lane PS: Matt Bevin | Read More »
Update on Kentucky-GOV GOP Primary: James Comer takes the high road.
Come, I will conceal nothing from you: I guessed wrong on this one. I expected a bitter rear-guard action. Would that I was always wrong in such a pleasant fashion.
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Matt Bevin Wins
[Revised given the polling at the end] I did not endorse Matt Bevin for the Kentucky Governor’s race. I endorsed Hal Heiner a month ago when it seemed all was lost for Bevin and the third man in the race, James Comer, was worth beating. Matt Bevin ran against what the media had caricatured him as and he cleaned up. He ran a clean race | Read More »