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The Apostasy Of Paul Ryan

The Apostasy Of Paul Ryan

Earlier today House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R. Wis) noted that he would consider running for president, you know, after talking to his wife, 2014 elections, etc.  And then he said this: I see [impeachment] as sort of a ridiculous gambit by the president and his political team to try and change the narrative, [...]

Hillary Clinton Applauds President Bush

And, was there a veiled jab at President Obama’s foreign policies?

Andrew Sullivan: What Does Hillary Stand For?

Taegan Goddard points to Andrew Sullivan’s very good questions about Hillary Clinton’s potential candidacy. What compelling reason does she bring to the table for her candidacy? What is she passionate about? What issues can she embrace that will inspire? I’d like to find a reason to believe she’s a political force who stands for something [...]

Will Durst: T Minus 28 Months And Counting

Podcast: Play in new window | Download In which our intrepid correspondent gets all hot and bothered about something pretty far down the line. Now read this:Conservative Columnist Urges Elizabeth Warren To Take On Hillary (Jun 29, 2014) Push Polling: Another Way To Wage Negative Campaigns (Jun 28, 2014) Hillary: I Don’t Need Bill To [...]

The Right Candidate For 2016

I hadn’t considered him but Alexandra Petri makes some good points: Well, the polls are in. And Darth Vader is the unofficial 2016 front-runner. All he has to do is throw his hat in the ring throw his helmet in the ringkeep his helmet on so he can breathe and announce his candidacy, and the race is [...]

Michele Bachmann: ‘There’s A Chance I Could Run’

Don’t count Michele Bachmann out of the 2016 presidential race. “The only thing that the media has speculated on is that it’s going to be various men that are running (in 2016),” Bachmann said in a new interview with Real Clear Politics. “They haven’t speculated, for instance, that I’m going to run. What if I [...]

Rick Perry’s Operation Border Photo Op

Governor Rick Perry of Texas announced today he will deploy 1,000 members of the Texas National Guard to the U.S.-Mexico border in “Operation Strong Safety,” as clearly yet another element in Perry’s carefully orchestrated build-up for the 2016 Republican Party primary season.  Perry’s notional excuse for this vainglorious grandstanding is the threat posed to the security [...]

Chrisite Explores Presidential Run In Iowa

The New Jersey governor hasn’t given up the hope of becoming the next president of the United States. Mr. Christie’s three-city swing through Iowa, the first state to have a say on the presidential race, will represent a highly public resumption of his White House ambitions after six months of scandal. It was deliberately constructed [...]

Biden To Pitch Liberals At Netroots Nation

// Now read this:Vice President In Squirt Gun Fight With Reporters (Jun 22, 2014) Veep Soaked By Grandson In Epic Water-Gun Fight (Jun 21, 2014) Ted Cruz Renounces His Canadian Citizenship (Jun 11, 2014) Hillary Explains ‘Dead Broke’ Comment: ‘We Understand What The Struggle Is’ (Jun 10, 2014) Hillary To Diane: Benghazi Backlash ‘More Of [...]

Martin O’Malley In The Bullpen

With all the Hillary talk, little attention is being paid to other Democrats who would be good nominees, should she decide not to run–or even if she does. “The visit had all the trappings of a full-fledged presidential campaign: a speech at the state Democratic convention, a pep talk to door-knocking volunteers, breakfast with labor [...]

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