News Roundup from June 3, 2012

By: Monday June 4, 2012 6:20 am

Fatster’s news roundup from the June 3, 2012, including weekend stories about, Scott Walker, Jeb Bush, Mark Kirk, Syria, Iran, Pakistan, state budgets, Paul Krugman, Federal Reserve, corporate profits, Politifact, John Paul Stevens, Hillary Clinton, MERS, George Zimmerman, and much more.

 

Republicans of a Feather: Rick Scott Follows Jeb Bush in Disenfranchising Legal Voters in Florida

By: Sunday May 27, 2012 4:00 pm

Hundreds of legal voters in just one Florida county have been thrown off the voter rolls as part of an effort to purge “non-citizens” from participating in the 2012 election. The effort, spearheaded by Governor Rick Scott, is reminiscent of the effort in 2000 to purge the voter rolls in Florida, led by then-Governor Jeb Bush, brother of the man who would become President that year thanks to a razor-thin margin in the state.

Late Night FDL: GOP’s Dream Ticket… or an Electoral Nightmare?

By: Friday April 27, 2012 8:00 pm

wasn’t aware until today that Politico had such confidence in well-placed sources in the Obama re-election campaign. But how else could reporter Jonathan Martin dare to depict Jeb Bush, the Zeppo of his family’s political dynasty, this way?

Jeb Bush ga Ginza hoomen e mukatte imasu!

By: Monday February 20, 2012 6:30 pm

Former governor of America’s Wang, Jeb Bush is not going to be answering his phone or door when the Republicans come crawling to him asking to be saved from the Santorum-covered Romneymonster this summer. We think we know where he’ll be.

Romney And Pangloss

By: Friday February 17, 2012 6:01 pm

Is Mitt Romney the best of all possible GOP candidates?

Sunday Late Night: Rick Santorum Proves Kate Kendell Right

By: Sunday January 22, 2012 8:01 pm

Mrs Santorum and her husband will be quite well remembered in that footnote for the choices they made, the bullying they elevated, the hatred they celebrated. Not for their faith, and not for their family. Sure it’s very sad. But it’s not only sad for the Santorums.

Sorry, Jeb: the GOP’s “Hispanic Problem” Isn’t Just About Messaging

By: Monday March 28, 2011 10:30 am

One of my least favorite genres of Beltway reporting is the “If only Political Party A could message Policy X better, voters would like them” piece, and we see a good example of it from Cillizza in today’s Washington Post.

Alaska, Arizona, Florida, Oklahoma, and Vermont Primary Primer

By: Tuesday August 24, 2010 12:45 pm

Primaries take place today in Alaska, Arizona, Florida, and Vermont along with a primary runoff in Oklahoma. The biggest races of the day are both in Florida — the Democratic primary for Senate and the Republican primary for Governor.

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