One of the key architects of the Howard Dean insurgency, Joe Trippi transformed grassroots politics into digital enterprise that is today indispensable. Here’s the latest from Trippi: By 2016 there has been almost nothing new that really matters. Most of the campaigns are just trying to catch up with 2008 and 2012, and most of the focus has moved from…Read More »
Maybe it’s because my middle name is Francis and I learned to fight before I learned to read, but I don’t expect people to like me. This has given me the advantage in many situations. I’ve always asked the prettiest girls to dance. I’ve never been afraid of speaking in front of groups. And I’ve never shied away from…Read More »
Says it all doesn’t it?…Read More »
In light of the coarse and unrefined assault on Rep. Paul Ryan by ankle biters like Howie Carr and Ann Coulter, we can find some solace in an honest assessment of former Rep. Jack Kemp, the happy warrior and mentor to Speaker Ryan. The public square is a bit empty since the passing of Kemp whose ideas transcended race, class,…Read More »
Here are some real tragedies: I’ll start by quoting Tom Hanks from A League Of Their Own: “There’s no crying in baseball.” Well, there’s no crying in politics either. Unless the speaker is melting before Congress. But if you are going to cry, do it over something substantial like the hard-luck stories of longshoremen. Here’s just a few…Read More »
Once again we have won the Corner Office!
Our Republican Governor will clean up the various messes left behind by a Democrat Governor, who could not manage a one car funeral. But will that help the GOP rebuild? While the GOP Governor repairs the Commonwealth, it is not enough. The long term fix must be to bring…