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    Obama Campaign is Like a Chicken With its Head Cut Off

    Obama Campaign is Like a Chicken With its Head Cut Off

    We’re two weeks away and signs point to the Obama campaign flailing about like a chicken with its head cut off — or more precisely Florida, North Carolina, and, of all things, Virginia cut off. Colorado too seems to be slipping out of Obama’s reach making Ohio more and more necessary. Paul Ryan has begun making incursions into Western Pennsylvania, which gets Ohio media markets, | Read More »

    Bibi vs. Obama

    In Florida, a new ad is playing highlighting just how badly President Obama has bungled things with Israel and with Iran. The ad uses Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s words and makes for a pretty sharp message.The same group doing that ad, Secure America Now, has up another ad also playing in Florida. It highlights U.S. Government funding of the Muslim Brotherhood.Want to know why | Read More »

    81 versus 62 is the Measure of Jeff Landry vs. Charles Boustany, Jr.

    81 versus 62 is the Measure of Jeff Landry vs. Charles Boustany, Jr.

    The Heritage Action for America (HAFA) scorecard, until the day I get around to doing one, is pretty much the gold standard for conservatism in Congress. The average House Republican has a score of 66%. In Louisiana, thanks to redistricting, Congressmen Charles Boustany and Jeff Landry have been put in a district together. Louisiana has a jungle primary where everyone piles in together on November | Read More »

    We’ve Come 180 Degrees in the Attack of the Polls

    We've Come 180 Degrees in the Attack of the Polls

    For the past couple of months I’ve been under attack from users here and conservatives elsewhere for refusing to believe the polls were rigged. I’ve certainly agreed they’ve been weighted too much for the Democrats and were, consequently, wrong, but I have never thought it was intentional. I saw no sense whining about it as it just makes conservatives sound unhinged and detached from reality. | Read More »

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    At Best a Fleeting Tie for Obama. The Reality is a Cancer on His Campaign

    At Best a Fleeting Tie for Obama.  The Reality is a Cancer on His Campaign

    I think Mitt Romney won the debate, but not by much. He flubbed a few good opportunities to really score decisive blows on the President, but definitely drew more blood. The CNN polling and CBS News polling confirm it. While more thought Barack Obama won the debate, largely because his last performance was so bad, clear majorities outside the margin of error thought Mitt Romney | Read More »

    The Debate and Post Debate

    The Debate and Post Debate

    Tonight, the President will try to come back from a bad debate performance against Mitt Romney one mile up in Denver with a town hall debate in Long Island, NY. This will be roughly at sea level, so the God-King should be okay altitude wise. The question is whether he’ll be okay attitude wise. The stakes are high and the Democrats are not confident. Personally, | Read More »

    Hillary Clinton Prepares to See Underside of Obama Bus

    I do hear that President Obama will let Hillary Clinton tour a tire factory this week so she can at least match a dress to the tire tread, but one way or the other, Hillary Clinton is now going under the Obama bus. Joe Biden began the effort to throw Hillary under the bus in the debate Thursday night. He said the White House never | Read More »

    Thomas Peterffy and the Freedom to Succeed

    Thomas Peterffy and the Freedom to Succeed

    Thomas Peterffy is the founder of Interactive Brokers, an online brokerage firm. But he wasn’t always. In 1956, Thomas Peterffy, unable to speak English, fled Hungary as the Iron Curtain was lowering on Eastern Europe. By the time Peterffy left Hungary, the communists were in charge. Around 350,000 people, many intellectuals and politicians, were purged by the communists. In 1956, Hungary went through a revolution | Read More »

    Martha Raddatz Was Horrible

    Journalists are, unsurprisingly, rallying around Martha Raddatz’s awesome performance as a moderator last night. The general rule is that the side that loses thinks the moderator was terrible. I think Paul Ryan won the debate last night, assisted by Joe Biden’s braying jackass routine, but I think Raddatz was a terrible moderator. Ben Domenech’s excellent Transom lays out why: Good moderators can be active or | Read More »

    An Insignificant Hour and a Half of Joe Biden Braying Like a Biblical Donkey

    An Insignificant Hour and a Half of Joe Biden Braying Like a Biblical Donkey

    I really do personally like Joe Biden, but he came across as a braying Biblical donkey tonight on stage in Kentucky. It was made worse by a moderator who lost repeated control of the debate. Up front, I have to say I’m hung up on one big thing. Joe Biden said the intelligence community got it wrong in Libya, but he says we can trust | Read More »

    Relations Between Press and Politics

    Tom Nides, who stands a good chance of being Obama’s next chief of staff should Obama get a second term, is married to Virginia Moseley. Ms. Moseley is a senior producer at ABC News. We know Martha Raddatz, who will moderate tonight’s debate, was once married to the Obama FCC Chairman. They have, however, been divorced for a good while.I’ve been compiling all these relations | Read More »

    The Real Joe Biden: The Wrongest Man To Ever Utter Wrong Things

    The Real Joe Biden: The Wrongest Man To Ever Utter Wrong Things

    The Obama campaign keeps claiming that Mitt Romney did not really show up last Wednesday. Apparently it was ManBearPig, which is why Al Gore decided to raise his voice with the altitude conspiracy. I wonder if the real Joe Biden will show up tonight. Biden, who considers himself an expert on all things foreign policy, famously admitted to opposing Obama going after Osama. He’s like | Read More »

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    Send 2016 to Undecided Voters in Swing States

    Many RedState readers have seen Dinesh D’Souza’s film 2016. Our sister publication, Human Events, is today launching a project to send copies of 2016 to undecided voters in swing states. But they need your financial support to make it happen. For each donation of $20.16, Human Events will send one copy of 2016 to a self-described “undecided” voter or household of voters in Ohio, Florida, | Read More »

    The American Political Press’s Psycho Moment

    The American Political Press's Psycho Moment

    I was too hard on Chuck Todd in my earlier post. I apologize to him for it. My point was not to brow beat Chuck Todd, but many people took it as such. I have to conclude I failed to convey the extent of my point because in focusing as I did on Chuck Todd and his remark, I overshadowed the substance of his remark. | Read More »

    A Look at Chuck Todd and Conspiratorial Media Incest

    A Look at Chuck Todd and Conspiratorial Media Incest

    I got a great laugh out of this Chuck Todd near meltdown on Meet the Depressed the other day. His voice quivered in moral outrage over Jack Welch suggesting something was up with the unemployment numbers last Friday. Chuck Todd proclaimed, “What we’re doing, we’re corroding trust in our government in a way, and one time responsible people are doing to control it. And the | Read More »