Today Is The Beginning Of The Rest Of The Campaign

    Even though Team Obama and the Democrats are celebrating today’s Supreme Court decision upholding Obamacare, numerous arguments can be made that this decision is actually bad news for President Obama’s re-election prospects. Chief among them is the Supreme Court has re-branded Obamacare as a tax. Harken back to President Obama’s September, 2009 interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos where Obama vehemently denied that the health care | Read More »

    Harry Reid: The New Walter Mondale

    Back in the good old days, referring to a liberal as “tax and spend” was considered an insulting accusation – one that Democrats avoided, deflected and denied. All except poor Walter Mondale. Back in 1984, for some reason, Mondale thought that telling Americans that he was going to raise taxes would somehow be considered a good thing to do.   Of course we know the | Read More »

    Harry Reid: The New Walter Mondale

    Back in the good old days, referring to a liberal as “tax and spend” was considered an insulting accusation – one that Democrats avoided, deflected and denied. All except poor Walter Mondale. Back in 1984, for some reason, Mondale thought that telling Americans that he was going to raise taxes would somehow be considered a good thing to do.   Of course we know the | Read More »

    The Incongruous Moment

    a href=”http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/blogs/beltway-confidential/Mondale-Obamas-teleprompters-are-idiot-boards-keep-him-from-connecting-with-audiences-104306374.html”>We have reached the incongruous moment — that moment in time where things not in keeping with the surrounds and intended visuals suddenly merge into making perfect sense.Walter Mondale is giving advice to Barack Obama on how to connect with the American people.It was Mondale who, yesterday, told Barack Obama to ditch the teleprompter. This was preceded by Michael Dukakis admitting he had given | Read More »

    The Incongruous Moment

    a href=”http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/blogs/beltway-confidential/Mondale-Obamas-teleprompters-are-idiot-boards-keep-him-from-connecting-with-audiences-104306374.html”>We have reached the incongruous moment — that moment in time where things not in keeping with the surrounds and intended visuals suddenly merge into making perfect sense.Walter Mondale is giving advice to Barack Obama on how to connect with the American people.It was Mondale who, yesterday, told Barack Obama to ditch the teleprompter. This was preceded by Michael Dukakis admitting he had given | Read More »

    Barack Mondale

    Over the past year, we’ve discussed a variety of prior-Presidential prototypes that Barack Obama seems to be following – by intent or outcome. Jimmy Carter is prominently mentioned – as is LBJ. But recent events prompt me to give you another one – of a presidency that never even happened. Barack Obama is Walter Mondale. And he insists on running – 25 years later – | Read More »