Browsing the archives for the 2012 election tag

Red States. Blue Cities.

Obama was right: There are no red states and blue states. Only red states (with blue cities). Besides New Mexico, the only blue states are in the northeast collectives. The rest of the country remains a right-of-center nation with leftist hives in their urban areas.


Our Small Minded President

Mickey Kaus may have nailed it: Why has Obama’s public campaign been so ineffective for the past month? Couldn’t someone digitally sophisticated and untanked–e.g. Buzzfeed‘s Ben Smith–make a good argument that the President was led astray by the overhyped reality and promise of Internet Politics. Specifically, a) he exaggerated the power of his Web-friendly left wing; b) he overestimated the force of attack lines the Web-friendly left […]

How a President Romney might make the Senate more conservative

New Administrations need experience in their ranks and look to Congress, the Governorships across the country and high positions in big business to fill those ranks. When an appointment of someone currently serving as a Governor, Congressman or Senator is made, a special election is held to fill that vacancy, giving the opposition party a chance to […]


Mia Love Can’t wait for the Christie-Love presidential ticket… More from the Daily Herald: Love set out three priorities that she would focus on as a congresswoman: cutting spending, reining in federal regulations and helping Utah gain control of the federally owned land within its borders. She focused her energy at the announcement on articulating her […]


The trouble with John Garver, Rick Santorum’s Nephew

Who is John Garver? An author? A pundit? A Student as University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown? Certainly if his profession/accomplishments total to the last of that list, he must have genius insight to merit a featured article in the Daily Caller about why voters should choose Ron Paul over Rick Santorum, yes? Not quite. John Garver […]


Reason 99-B why Romney is the best 2012 Candidate: Electibility

John Hawkins calls Mitt Romneys delectability a myth and breaks it down into 7 reasons why. Mitt Romney was a moderate governor in Massachusetts with an unimpressive record of governance. He left office with an approval rating in the thirties and his signature achievement, Romneycare, was a Hurricane Katrina style disaster for the state. Since that’s the […]

Prediction: Mike Huckabee to endorse Jon Huntsman

Now that Mike Huckabee has confirmed what I always assumed: that he will not seek the nomination for the 2012 Presidential election, who will he endorse? His intense dislike for Mitt Romney is well known and the popular wisdom is that he is a Mitch Daniels fan. However I am going to make a prediction […]