Bachmann, Gingrich, and Romney. Oh My! And Then There’s Rick Perry.
I think Mitt Romney did not just win the New Hampshire debate by holding his own, but legitimately won it with his answers and composure. He was unnecessarily defensive on the Afghan question, but largely showed his experience with Presidential debates. The surprise last night was Michelle Bachmann. If there was a winner of the anti-Romney coalition, Michelle Bachmann not only won, but won by | Read More »
Morning Briefing for June 14, 2011
RedState Morning Briefing For June 13, 2011Go to www.RedStateMB.com to get the Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Bachmann, Gingrich, and Romney. Oh My! And Then There’s Rick Perry. 2. Conservatives Must Oppose Patent ‘Reform’ 3. It’s Game Time for Farm Subsidies and Ethanol in Washington 4. End subsidies to ethanol 5. Texans: It’s time to take action against | Read More »
It’s That Time #EERS
Time now to turn on WSB. You can listen to the live stream right here. I’ll be live from 10pm to midnight. The phone lines are open for RedState readers. You can call in at 1-800-WSB-TALK to share your views, comments, and concerns on the New Hampshire Presidential Debate. My quick take away: Newt proved he can handle the debate. Bachmann wins tonight as the | Read More »
Live From New Hampshire: The Great Debate
Beginning right now and through midnight tonight, I’ll be guiding you through the Presidential debate here on RedState, on WSB Radio out of Atlanta, and on CNN. Beginning at 6:00 p.m. ET click here to listen to my debate preview on WSB and CNN. With the same link, you’ll be able to listen to the debate. From 10 p.m. to midnight, keep listening and call | Read More »
Conservatives Must Oppose Patent ‘Reform’
Some issues are just boring. It seems as if every time they are brought up, collective eyes glaze over. Unfortunately, a lot of bad policies can escape the normal vetting process when that many people are that bored by an entire subject area. So I can understand how the latest version of patent reform—the America Invents Act (H.R. 1249)—came to be scheduled for floor consideration | Read More »
Get Ready for the Debate
Just a reminder that we’ll be covering the debate live here at RedState tonight. We’ll have up an interactive chat box to do debate play by play.Beginning at 6p.m., you can click here to listen to my radio pre-debate show. At 7pm, the feed will switch over to CNN’s live debate coverage. At 10p.m., with the same link, you’ll be able to get my post-debate | Read More »
An Important Week for the 2012 GOP Field Begins Tonight at 7pm on CNN
The GOP’s New Hampshire Primary debate begins tonight at 8 p.m. ET. CNN is hosting the debate and you can watch it live there. Beginning at 6pm, I’ll be doing a special debate preview on WSB Radio. At 7 p.m. tonight, I’ll be on CNN participating with CNN’s preview of the debate. WSB Radio will run with the CNN audio at that time. At 8 | Read More »
Morning Briefing for June 13, 2011
RedState Morning Briefing For June 13, 2011Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge.Save the American Dream1. An Important Week for the 2012 GOP Field Begins Tonight at 7pm on CNN2. Free Press under pressure, Cyberterrorists get arrested, Same old FCC3. Dispatches from the Gulf … of Mexico4. Perry, Like Palin, Helps Romney. At Least Initially.5. Cedar Falls Bureaucrats to Property | Read More »
On John Ziegler: How Easy We Trash Our Friends
By the title, you might think I’m focusing on John Ziegler trashing Sarah Palin. I am not. And I don’t read this as trashing Sarah Palin. Sometimes people write things they actually mean that you and I disagree with.I’m instead titling this post over the angst of those coming in via twitter and email about John Ziegler’s work.For the past several years, John Ziegler has | Read More »
Onward to New Hampshire and a Free For All Friday Night #EERS
I’ll give you a brief overview of the New Hampshire debate tonight and it’s a free for all Friday night. RedState readers get to call in and discuss whatever is on their mind.The number is 1-800-WSB-TALK and the live stream is http://wsbradio.com.Consider this an open thread.
Dare I Point This Out?
This write up by Amy Davidson at the New Yorker is getting passed around as a “savvy”, “smart”, and “unconventional” take on Anthony Weiner.She posits that Anthony Weiner is not a good measurer of risk.Measuring risk is what politicians do for a living—from when they decide to run, to voting to hire policemen or teachers or to go to war. One doesn’t want them to | Read More »
Perry, Like Palin, Helps Romney. At Least Initially.
More than a few people are a bit perplexed by a point I made in this morning’s post. It was this one:Third, Perry’s entry would buy Mitt Romney time in the lead. Time is the one campaign commodity that cannot be added to. Every day Mitt Romney leads is a day it becomes increasingly likely Romney is the nominee. If Perry gets in, odds increase | Read More »
Newt Gingrich; Ames, Iowa; and Rick Perry. What It All Means.
Had you tuned in to my radio show two nights ago, you would have heard me tell the world that Newt Gingrich’s campaign was disintegrating. Had you jumped over to RedState yesterday at noon for my Presidential horserace post, you’d have seen again that sources were telling me Newt’s campaign was in complete meltdown and I did not expect him to survive. Well, you’d have | Read More »
Morning Briefing for June 10, 2011
RedState Morning Briefing For June 10, 2011Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge.1. Newt Gingrich; Ames, Iowa; and Rick Perry. What It All Means.2. How The GOP Sabotages Obama’s Brilliant Economy.3. Ezra Klein & The Megamind: Lower Your Economic Expectations4. The Perils of Complexity5. Barack Obama – the American Idol President 6. Unapologetic Public School Officials Turning Children Into Good | Read More »
Newt Gingrich’s Campaign Withers. Is Its Death and Perry 2012 Imminent?
If you read my horserace post, you know I’ve been hearing about Newt Gingrich’s campaign disintegrating. I was asked to hold back, but word is now pouring out like water from a crack.Steve Deace is reporting Gingrich’s Iowa team is closing up shop.The Daily Caller is now reporting that Gingrich’s team is leaving en masse.This tracks with what I’ve been hearing.Now keep in mind that | Read More »