Tonight's outcome in New Hampshire represents a significant setback for the fortunes of the Tea Party movement along with the rest of the radical right as Republican moderates have captured the bulk of the votes cast in the contest. When … [Read more...]
A Ceiling, a Crackup and the End of a Dream?
It's an interesting fact that Mitt Romney, after outspending both Ron Paul and Rick Santorum and the rest of the Republican field by millions of dollars, can't seem to break out above a ceiling of around a quarter of the conservative base. … [Read more...]
The Bachmann Flameout Finale
Well there you have it, one of the Tea Party's own heroines, Michelle Bachmann has finally seen the light on her flawed and floundering pretense of a campaign for the American presidency. Quoting Bachmann: "I have decided to stand aside... … [Read more...]
Will Iowa’s Conservatives Outsmart Themselves?
As we head into the Iowa Caucuses a burning question remains just below the surface, one which won't be clear until the final tallies are completed. That question is: Will Iowa's conservatives outsmart themselves in their pursuit of … [Read more...]
Michele Bachmann’s New Normal: Damage Control
Michele Bachmann came out of the last G.O.P. debate of presidential hopefuls smelling like a rose having favorably impressed the national media with her serious demeanor and lack of excited partisan rant. Presently she finds herself in a … [Read more...]
Is Iowa’s Political Influence on the Wane?
A few recent articles on the subject of the Iowa caucuses, citing the influence of evangelical Christians in the process, suggest that the traditional Iowa caucuses may be losing much of their influence in the presidential selection … [Read more...]
Clinton Camp, Burnishing Her Experience Resume, Claims David Bowie Song “Changes” All About Hillary
"Hillary was already battling, and bringing about change when Barack Obama was only changing his diapers," boasted Mark Penn, Clinton's chief pollster and strategist. "Bowie recognized, early on, Hillary as an agent for change", Penn … [Read more...]
Top Ten Cloves: Things Overheard Last Evening At The Iowa Caucuses
10. Pass the word ... Alan Keyes is going around, trying to pass himself off as Barack Obama 9. It's the writer's strike ... Only reason I'm here is cuz' I'm tired of watching reruns 8. Bill Clinton's going … [Read more...]