Posted in Congress Media Politics

DC swamp about to give Utah the Elizabeth Dole treatment?

Let’s travel back to 2002, my friends. A long-serving GOP senator was set to retire.  The state party appears to cede control to the national GOPe in lining up a replacement. A Republican with minimal current ties to the state is parachuted in to “hold” the seat. Yes, I’m talking…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Mitt Romney Obama Politics

Media: Lehrer made Obama lose debate

  Usually, everything is BUSH’S FAULT.  We’ve been treated to years and years and years of fawning stories about PBS’s Jim Lehrer and what a great moderator he is.  Now that Barry The Magnificent got his clock cleaned by The Mittster, the media has apparently developed amnesia about all that…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Mitt Romney Obama Politics Uncategorized

Does Obamacare cover butt-kickings?

Last night, Mitt Romney showed John McCain how it SHOULD HAVE BEEN DONE in 2008.   The Mittster called Barry’s bluff on a number of occasions — correcting his misstatements and  outright lies. The spectacle reminded me of a college professor calling out and correcting a talkative,  know-it-all  undergrad.  Jim Lehrer…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media NC legislature NC State Government NCGOP Obama Politics

Campaign 2012: Folks who KNOW clue us in on where things stand in NC

During the past few days I’ve had the chance to pick the brains of a few of the wise men — and women — (Read: political insiders) on both sides of the aisle about what things look like, right now, for the November races. I found bipartisan agreement that McCrory…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Politics Republicans

Some thoughts on tonight’s Wofford Debate

        First, CBS News must be ecstatic about the ratings boon this will be.  I bet tonight’s broadcast will get the most viewers EVER for CBS.  (I mean, does ANYONE under 75 normally watch CBS News?) The alleged mainstream media is pretty much telling us that it…