TNR… trying to make the case for Rand Paul in 2016.
OK, I don’t normally fisk, but I gotta do this one. From The New Republic’s rather alarmed profiling of Senator Rand Paul: In the Senate, Paul gained a reputation as an eccentric. Staffers often saw him wandering alone into the cafeteria, buying his own coffee, getting his own lunch—which, they noted, was not very senatorial. That’s a damning indictment of the Senate, frankly. Nor was | Read More »
Martin Peretz, you ignorant slut.
This title/classical reference is an honor, in its way: RedState has traditionally reserved it for spectacularly exgregious cases of public stupidity. But this Martin Peretz complaint about what has happened to The New Republic (TNR) since he sold it certainly qualifies: Like many readers of the New Republic, I didn’t at first recognize the most recent issue of the magazine. The stark white cover was | Read More »
Taking a Second Look at those #WIRecall Exit Polls–And Other Things
Promoted from the diaries by Jeff In their frantic attempt to glean something positive from last night’s shellacking in Wisconsin, we found the Obama campaign clinging (bitterly?) to the results of the exit polls. According to them, Obama was still beating Romney 51-45% in the state. Unfortunately, for them at least, they don’t even get this satisfaction anymore. Michael Barone has done the analyzing: It | Read More »
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, Exit Polls
, Michael Barone
, Scott Walker
, the new republic
, Tom Barrett
, WI Recall
, wisconsin recall elections