Michael Barone on Democrats: ‘Never Seen it as Bad’
Michael Barone is at CPAC and says he has never seen it as bad as it is for Democrats.Running through the races, he sees the trend for Republican victories including in the district “in which we know Barack Obama was born in,” with a good dig at the birthers in the process.Democrats should be worries. “We’ve got polls of non-scandal plagued Democrats in Democrat districts | Read More »
Dems in Worse Shape Ever
Published speculation that Patrick Kennedy (D-RI) will retire rather than face re-election is sort of like the rush to get out of D.C. prior to the snow storms last week. Those who stayed and rode out the storm, really wish they rather had not. And the fact that a Kennedy is retiring does tie in the whole Senator Brown from deep blue Massachusetts thing. And | Read More »
Public Unions – Government Glut – Public Menace.
This is a HUGE problem. Michael Barone has written an excellent in-depth article on this increasingly important issue and you can read it on Townhall.com, Mon Feb 8, 2010. I don’t wish to duplicate his work but I don’t think it can be stated strongly enough. These unions have to be brought under control before it is too late – and it is very late | Read More »
Democrats Heading for Epic Disaster
My take on Michael Barone’s latest. His column was published in The Washington Examiner. Summary: Polling shows Republicans doing better than ever mostly due to opposition to the Democrats. Quote: Nonetheless, what we have here are the makings of an epic party disaster. Whether it comes to pass is still uncertain. But it certainly could. My Views: Let’s assume that all of the Democrat’s policies | Read More »
The Trillion Dollar President’s Latest Gaffe
From ABC NEWS: “President Obama told ABC News’ Charles Gibson in an interview that if Congress does not pass health care legislation that will bring down costs, the federal government “will go bankrupt.” I see, we need to spend $2.5 trillion on a government take-over of health care — or the U.S. will go bankrupt? Uh, huh. It is like the skit from Saturday Night | Read More »
Round Up of the Off Year Election Analysis
Broder: “Rep. Jim Cooper of Tennessee, a leader of the moderate-conservative “Blue Dogs,” called the result ‘a wake-up call for Congress. A tidal wave could be coming.’” “Democratic pollster Peter Hart, in a memo to his clients, warned of the possible consequences of “the disappointment and disgust the American public feels toward Washington. It is as strongly negative as the period of 1979-80 and 1973-74.” | Read More »
Michael Barone: Charlie Rangel not yet albatross*.
(Via Instapundit) Contra Michael Barone (who I both like and respect), there’s a simpler answer to the question of why Speaker Pelosi hasn’t cut Charlie Rangel loose yet: by Democratic standards, he’s not particularly corrupt. We are after all talking about a political party whose collective inability to pay their taxes became the first national political joke of 2009. That being said, Barone’s point that | Read More »