Back on Radio #EERS
I’m back on radio tonight after the Charleston RedState Gathering. We’re going through the candidates in a special horse race, getting into the implications of a Perry candidacy, and digging into redistricting.You can listen live by clicking right here and call in at 1-800-WSB-TALK.Consider this an open thread.
Does the Wall Street Journal Have An Ethics Problem With Charles Dameron?
The Orcs at the Wall Street Journal were for TARP and all sorts of corporatist intervention before they even started calling tea party activists “hobbits.” I love the Wall Street Journal, and the Editorial Page, but for all their laments about conservative activists going off the reservation, they frequently stand on the wrong side of government intervention into corporate America. But, to be fair, they | Read More »
Morning Briefing for August 15, 2011
RedState Morning Briefing For August 15, 2011Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge.This is a rather unusual Morning Briefing if only because the last 72 hours have been rather unusual and I am exhausted. My apologies in advance.Governor Perry announced to the nation he was running for President. He did so at the RedState Gathering. You can see the video | Read More »
A Singular Overlooked Advantage for the Perry Team
Let me give you some quick and dirty info about the Perry team that, in talking to a number of reporters in New Hampshire and Iowa, is being corroborated.Perry has a team in place that he has used for a number of years. While Governor Perry really did legitimately stand down after the November 2010 election and, until a few months ago, had no intention | Read More »
In Defense of Michele Bachmann
I am getting a lot of angst in my inbox already about Michele Bachmann. It is sooooo predictable as to be pathetic.Michele Bachmann is weighing down Rick Perry and therefore helping MItt Romney. So Bachmann should get out.Friends, it could be that Rick Perry is weighing down Michele Bachmann, so he should get it out.In fact, neither is true. Both have a right to be | Read More »
On Tim Pawlenty
For a long time I thought Tim Pawlenty would be the eventual nominee. He kept his head down, worked hard, and hired a hell of a good team. Nick Ayers, Alex Conant, Ann Marie Hauser, and the rest of the team have really done well building Pawlenty’s image as a problem solver and as a blue state leader with red state values.Unfortunately, the personal charisma | Read More »
So . . . Yeah. That Happened.
That happened.Here’s my introduction.It is an honor to introduce the Governor of Texas, Rick Perry.Rick Perry knows the power of the American Dream. He’s the son of tenant farmers… among the first in his family to graduate from college… a proud Air Force veteran… and married to his high school sweetheart, Anita – the first girl he ever dated. They are the proud parents of | Read More »