The reason Palin and Perry failed is because they had no interest in working hard enough to play their roles as Potemkin mavericks convincingly. And that’s because despite the efforts of the GOP moneymen and operatives to groom them as puppet-like fronts for the right-wing agenda, someone it never sunk in for them that they were just flunkies who were expected to be disciplined in executing their roles.
|By: Swopa Friday March 16, 2012 8:03 pm|
|By: Eli Wednesday February 22, 2012 4:55 pm|
Hopefully this week will be the “Cry Havoc, and Let Slip the Newts of War” edition, because his team has decided that the reason he’s trailing is that he’s not obnoxious enough.
|By: Eli Thursday January 19, 2012 4:55 pm|
Another day, another debate. With
two straight wins a loss and a win a virtual tie and a win under his belt, will anyone be able to bring enough heat to stop Mitt’s mighty mormentum?
|By: Eli Tuesday January 3, 2012 5:01 pm|
…And we’re off! The first results of Decision ’12 will be rolling in in about half an hour, and then it’s a quick ten-month sprint to the finish that I’m sure will just fly by!
|By: Eli Tuesday December 13, 2011 6:01 pm|
Is it political skill, or just a friendly voter pool?
|By: Blue Texan Friday November 18, 2011 10:30 am|
It wasn’t clear if “direct Newt interaction” came with a happy ending.
|By: Blue Texan Thursday November 17, 2011 10:30 am|
Despite being the “best little whore in Texas” — The Secessionist is running out of dough.
|By: Blue Texan Monday November 14, 2011 10:30 am|
Glad to see the legacy media is picking up on what I’ve been saying for years — that the Secessionist decries “socialism” out of one side of his mouth while the other side is sucking on the federal teat.
|By: Blue Texan Wednesday November 2, 2011 10:30 am|
I’m not sure how much this will hurt him with the Teavangelicals, since right-wingers don’t place much stock in knowing stuff, but…
|By: Blue Texan Monday October 31, 2011 10:30 am|
If you’re running for president and getting headlines like this one in The Week, when Politico calls your speech “bizarre” — and when the cast of “Morning Joe” speculates that you’re mixing pain killers and booze — you’re doing it wrong.