An Open Letter to Mitt Romney
Dear Mitt, With all due respect, you are not my favorite candidate. But you were able to obliterate the competition using negative TV ads. So while you are not my favorite nominee, you know how to run TV ads very effectively. Your presenting Obama’s failed green energy program by hosting a press conference outside Solyndra while David Axelrod is getting his butt handed to him | Read More »
The American Media Beclowned Themselves Yesterday
Yesterday, as the American consulate in Libya was smoking and the rioters were returning in Egypt, the President of the United States flew off to Las Vegas for a fundraiser while his spokesman was telling the American press corps that yesterday wasn’t really a normal political day. Had it been George W. Bush, the media would, right now, be marching on the White House with | Read More »
Obama Compares His Campaign Volunteers to those Killed at the Embassy in Libya
For all the talk about Mitt Romney being out of touch, you certainly don’t have to look very hard to find examples of President Obama demonstrating just how bad of a tin ear he has. Even worse, for Obama at least, is that his out of touch moments frequently manifest in the worst possible ways. We saw evidence of that earlier this week when Obama | Read More »
The Right Scoop Captures Audio From Inside the Conventional Wisdom Factory
Just yesterday I described for you how conventional wisdom is created. Reporters gather together and come up with it. Then they report it as news. One of the ways reporters do that is to work together to formulate questions between each other. They only have a limited amount of time and they all want a question that helps push the Gang of 500’s narrative. That | Read More »
Mitt Romney’s remarks (link to video, including questions).
I personally would have been a good deal more cutting, but then I personally would never make it past the tryouts for the auditions for the contest to be President of the United States. The man understands the problem, which is not “Free speech is provocative,” and never mind what those racists in the progressive antiwar movement think.
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Mitt Romney Should Raise These Questions
Mitt Romney is in a difficult position. On September 11, 2012, radical Islamists stormed the American Embassy in Cairo, tore down and burned the American flag, and hoisted a black flag associated with Al Qaeda. In Libya, radical Islamists did the same, but also set the embassy on fire, fired rockets, and killed Ambassador Christopher Stevens and at least three other State Department employees. The | Read More »
Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan Can
Only a few days left before the Presidential Election – Americans have been overly stimulated with negative ads, political promises and accusations from both candidates. They are confused, angry and fed up with Government and politics. Americans aren’t buying hope and change from either candidate – they want to know exactly what the Romney, Ryan team can do for our Nation’s economic crisis. They’re on | Read More »
Sometimes a Cake Really Is A Cake. Sometimes a Polling Trend Really is Accurate.
The Romney campaign this morning put out a memo telling everyone to calm down, don’t worry, things are fine. Superficially, I agree. Bill Clinton helped Barack Obama more than Mitt Romney helped himself in the past few weeks. But the economic numbers are really not good and things on the horizon appear to be getting worse. Voters will start factoring in those variables in the | Read More »
Calling The Election Today
Is it just me or does there seem to be some organized spin out over the weekend to call the election for President Obama now? Check out the Politico for the best of these, but everyone is out doing it. Here’s the thing — I have a theory that polling is taking longer to respond to events because of the overwhelming flow of information these | Read More »
What to Take From the Democratic Convention
Now that both conventions are completed and we have passed the magical date of Labor Day, the campaign for President begins in earnest with the next big dates coming in October with the debates. Before looking ahead, we should look at the recent past, specifically these conventions. One is left with the impression that when all is said and done despite the spin from both | Read More »
QotD, The Kinetic Bombardment From Orbit May Now Commence edition.
A Mitt Romney staffer, explaining why you’re about to see campaign ads everywhere: “Time is short,” said one campaign aide. “We have $100 million we’ve just raised. If you look at our burn rate to date and our cash on hand, there’s not much more we can spend on infrastructure. So we’ve got to start spending our general election funds in a big way, because | Read More »
Breaking News: Bill Clinton Is Not On The Ballot In November
This fact may come as a shock to those who still have tingles up and down their legs from Bill Clinton’s DNC speech last evening, but someone has to show some bravery by breaking this news to Democrats and mainstream media pundits. In fact, facts themselves are inconvenient and rare at the DNC this week. Facts like the 8.3% unemployment rate, or the $16 trillion | Read More »
The Alternative Universe and the Media Feedback Loop
Yesterday in Charlotte the Democratic National Convention began as amateurishly as President Obama’s first term has been. Three times Mayor Villaraigosa of Los Angeles tried to get a majority of Democratic delegates to agree to add God and Jerusalem back into the Democratic Platform. Three times he failed. But on the third time, he declared he heard a two-thirds vote for changing the platform. Debbie | Read More »
While I Was Gone…
In writing, especially in the era of the new media, you’re only as good as your last publication… in our case, that was a couple of weeks ago. Dee, my fearless editor, and I both have full time careers. Dee in particular has an awful lot on her plate… I honestly don’t understand how she does it all. We’ve experienced a sort of enforced hiatus | Read More »
Obama doesn’t care; finally tours storm damage
President Obama finally arrived in Louisiana to inspect the damage done by Hurricane Isaac six days after the storm made landfall and three days after Mitt Romney inspected hurricane damage with Governor Bobby Jindal.
Romney got there three days earlier because he cared enough to skip a campaign rally in Virginia in order to inspect the damage done by Isaac. If Romney had not made the extra effort to visit Louisiana, does anyone seriously think Obama would have bothered to show up at all.
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