The problem with constituencies
For years the GOP has placated the religious right, even as Christian fundamentalists have steered the movement to the fringe. On a national level, at least, that constituency has been heard but not seen. Sure, George W. Bush spoke openly of his faith and helped secure a second term behind the gay marriage boogeyman, but…
Rick Santorum may actually be the GOP nominee
Mitt Romney was raised in Michigan, where his father served two terms as governor. Despite that, two recent polls of Michigan GOP voters show him trailing Rick Santorum. If Santorum holds on to win the Wolverine State primary then Romney’s inevitability is officially no more. I don’t have a dog (and I mean dog) in…
Measuring the Republican mood
(via Andrew Sullivan)
Ladies and gentleman, your GOP frontrunner
You can bet even this was focus grouped by The Anchorman’s campaign.
Sarah Palin’s legacy
Every Republican is a victim. According to a former South Carolina GOP chairman who endorsed Rick Perry, it wasn’t the governor’s poor debating performances that did him in. “We were victims of a drive-by shooting by the liberal press,” he said.
Bob Dole killed more people than Bob Dole
Even when nasty and striking an oddly unsettling model pose Bob Dole makes me laugh (make that, Because he’s nasty and strikes an oddly unsettling model pose).