The media wing of the Democratic Party likes to emphasize the almost eternal discord within the national GOP the old chestnut: Tea Party versus Mainstream. They write with a tin-ear ignoring the wave elections of 2010 and 2014. But credit Vox, the explanatory if not self-important blog, with shedding some light on the problems of Democrats nationally. The party faces…Read More »
Since there are diaries on Texas Governor Rick Perry and former half-term Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, I figured this tidbit about New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was fair game. Chris Christie put Jane Swift to shame on Tuesday when he used a taxpayer-funded $12.5 million government helicopter as his personal taxi cab to ferry him from where ever he was…Read More »
From Sarah Palin at the SRLC Sarah Palin gave a speech, well-covered by others and the many media people here at SRLC. Palin gave a fabulous presentation, she poked fun at herself, made great use of humor and was just a great speech. Her overall tone is right on the mark and even if she isn’t running for anything,…Read More »
( – promoted by Patrick) Honestly the national environment is horrific for Republicans. Perhaps Bush has destroyed the national GOP brand. The trend line is high gas prices, forget about any Spitzer blowback. People are going to get nasty, lose their minds, and try “change.” In Massachusetts with Kerry at the top of the ticket, is there any hope whatsoever?…Read More »
( – promoted by Patrick) “Who will be America’s next President?” Last week you watched part 1 of the interview of Chris Matthews of MSNBC’s Hardball when he sat down with Massachusetts politician and Former Selectman and County Commissioner Doug Bennett to discuss National politics, the 2008 Presidential Race, and Nantucket. This week watch the conclusion of their interview where…Read More »
Chris Mathews of MSNBC’s Hardball sat down with Massachusetts politician and Former Selectman and County Commissioner Doug Bennett for a two part 20 minute interview about National politics, the 2008 Presidential Race, and Nantucket.
Part 2 will be aired next week.…
Last week, Maryland passed a law that would give its Electoral votes to the winner of the national popular vote if states representing a majority of the Electoral College do the same. The idea, which is backed by about 300+ state legislators who have introduced the law in 47 states, is to make presidential campaigns (and, hopefully, presidents) care more…Read More »