Some “highlights” from the CPAC convention: *Severe conservative Mitt Romneytron was programmed to liberally repeat the word “conservative” and did so more than two dozen times. Chasing the wind, as … Continue Reading The dumbing down of conservatism
Mississippi, unsurprisingly, is the most conservative, followed by Utah, Wyoming and, drumroll, Alabama.
I’m starting to think I need to walk it back on my rejection of Jon Huntsman. Because I’m starting to think even he would be more faithful in his conservative … Continue Reading Erick Erickson (sorta) endorses Jon Huntsman
His 9-9-9 plan builds on the insight that one of the chief defects of the current tax code is its bias toward consumption over savings. But his plan’s peculiarities of … Continue Reading The National Review on 9-9-9
(via Politico) Rick Perry is a dope, Michele Bachmann is a joke and Mitt Romney is a fraud.
Conservative talk show host Michael Medved takes on talk radio in a must-read column: None of the attacks on Mr. Obama’s intentions offers an even vaguely plausible explanation of how … Continue Reading Conservatives vs. the conspiracy theorists
I’d like to think the majority of white Southerners are embarrassed by the Confederacy, but 2010 made me wonder. Shame on those conservatives who’ve chosen to identify with/exploit the most … Continue Reading Pointless year in review presents … 2010’s most unwelcome political comeback
One might assume so after watching the “Good Morning America” co-host lob one softball after another at reality show star Sarah Palin. As an aside, have you noticed how Palin … Continue Reading Is Robin Roberts auditioning for Roger Ailes?
From a 1995 New Yorker article: “I’m not a natural leader. I’m too intellectual; I’m too abstract; I think too much.” –Newt Gingrich Actually, Newt’s biggest handicap in pursuing the … Continue Reading This won’t help him with Palinites
You know the Republicans have lost their way when they vigorously argue in favor of something they warned against just two years ago. Remember hearing conservatives insist that Obama was … Continue Reading Republicans demand broader powers for Obama justice department
Ron Paul is a bit too doctrinaire for my taste, but conservatives should consider his take on the Park51 mosque. The debate should have provided the conservative defenders of property … Continue Reading Fear or opportunity?
A Republican of substance? Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan appears to defy the trend on the right. “It’s really important, I think, not to run campaigns on some vague platitudes and … Continue Reading This means you, Sarah Palin