Mitt Sitting Pretty: Romney Leads Latest Poll of GOP Field

By: Thursday May 26, 2011 4:03 pm

The news for Mitt Romney has been pretty good lately; he leads the Republican presidential field in the the latest Gallup poll of the race.

 

No Huckabee in 2012 a Good Sign for Obama

By: Monday May 16, 2011 12:30 pm

The decision by former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee not to seek the Republican nomination is a good sign for President Obama’s re-election prospects, and not simply because it removes one proven politician from the field.

Late Night: Mike Huckabee’s Alternative Path to Winning the Future

By: Friday May 13, 2011 8:00 pm

If Orwell hadn’t been writing so early in the age of television, he undoubtedly would have foreseen something like this. In the meantime, if Rupert Murdoch ever sets up a Fox children’s cartoon network (he hasn’t already, has he?), he’ll have some core programming ready to go.

Bin Laden Death Should Have Only Modest Influence on 2012 Election

By: Monday May 2, 2011 12:25 pm

When the news broke last night that Osama bin Laden had been killed in an American special forces raid, some of the instant reaction on twitter and elsewhere was that President Obama just won his 2012 reelection contest. While we are almost assured to see a spike in Obama’s job approval numbers, the actual direct affect of this one event on an election a full 18 months from now should be modest.

Read This and You Will Become Smart and Go to Heaven

By: Sunday April 17, 2011 9:30 am

Political autobiographies and memoirs have become just another item on the campaign must-do list, like direct mail, kissing babies and rubber chicken dinners with suckers-who-would-be-donors. The lives they depict are, of course, highly redacted. So even if there was something about a bear in the past it’s unlikely to make it into an American politician’s book.

Some Republicans Know When to Say When on the Budget

By: Friday April 8, 2011 4:12 pm

Republicans look terrified to actually go through with the shutdown given the focus on women’s health and choice. The question then becomes: who’s forcing the issue?

Gallup: Huckabee With Small Lead in Crowded Field

By: Saturday March 26, 2011 7:00 pm

Mike Huckabee leads among the 2012 Republican presidential hopefuls, but his share of the vote is only 19 percent, according to a new comprehensive Gallup poll of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents. From Gallup:

How Benjamin Netanyahu Sees America

By: Wednesday March 23, 2011 10:30 am

It’s a given that Republican candidates for president must visit Israel and kiss Benjamin Netanyahu’s ring. Willard did it, so has Huck — who called Bebe “one of the world’s great leaders” — as has The Quitter just this week. And they always heap praise on the far-right Israeli Prime Minister, and sometimes take swipes at Obama. And who is this man they’re siding with over their own country?

Mike Huckabee Slams Natalie Portman for Having a Child “Out of Wedlock”

By: Friday March 4, 2011 10:30 am

Yep, it’s Dan Quayle/Murphy Brown — all over again. But one wonders: how does Huck feel about Bristol Palin?

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