Not to be all self-reflexive and stuff…
…but I think that RS McCain’s link to my Waters post is interesting because it’s showing a certain confluence of interests. As some of you may know, I’m a former Democrat myself (like RS McCain, in fact): and as most of you have worked out by now, I’m a good GOP Party man (decidedly unlike RS McCain). And while I’m sympathetic to a lot of | Read More »
Sarah Palin in the eye of the beholder
Since the debut of SarahPAC yesterday, there’s been renewed speculation that Alaska Governor Sarah Palin intends to make a run for the White House, perhaps as early as 2012. If such a run is indeed in the cards, where will the pundits place her on the political spectrum? The answer to that question depends on which pundit you choose to believe.
A Conservative Phoenix from the Ashes Populist – John S. McCain
A phoenix is a mythical bird with a tail of beautiful gold and red plumage. It has a 1,000 year life-cycle, and near the end the phoenix builds itself a nest of cinnamon twigs that it then ignites; both nest and bird burn fiercely and are reduced to ashes, from which a new, young phoenix or phoenix egg arises, reborn anew to live again. The | Read More »
Getting Behind McCain’s Conservative Neo-Populism
Let’s not delude ourselves. Like it or not, the current media cycle is consumed with the Lehman Brothers, Freddie Mac, Fannie May, Wall Street and the looming financial crisis. Conservatives seem to be ignoring this fact and ignoring it makes conservatives look out of touch. Ignoring it also lets the Democrats/MSM define and win the debate. This has the potential to give the Obama campaign | Read More »