In November of 2012 the Republican establishment was shocked by Mitt Romney’s Electoral College landslide loss to Barrack Obama. By December they came out with what is popularly known as the Republican Autopsy Report. Being the wordsmiths they are its actual title was the Growth and Opportunity Project. If 2016 is any indication it was a waste of time and money. Continue reading What The Hell You Can Lose
On June 16, 2015 Donald Trump descended an escalator at Trump Tower and declared his candidacy for the Republican nomination for President of the United States. The descent, while perhaps no longer physical, hasn’t abated in the interceding months and was again illustrated in his first television ads this past weekend. Continue reading Still Descending
With 21 words Tuesday Donald Trump took American presidential politics to its lowest level in history! Continue reading If You Can’t Beat Her; Put An Open Hit Out On Her
It may come as a relief to many but it seems somehow strange that we are finally within less than 100 days of Election Day. If you count early voting (the details of which are still being worked out in several states) we are even closer. Today I’m going to give the Democrats a multistep strategy for the remainder of the campaign. Step one is attack; every subsequent step is repeat step one. Continue reading Attack!
In my heart I’d have loved to have seen Elizabeth Warren or Bernie Sanders as Hillary Clinton’s choice for a running mate. Despite press hype and the hopes of millions of progressives neither ever had much of a chance of happening. Among a plethora of other things I will not discuss today neither is the number two type. My personal third choice was Sherrod Brown. That was the best chance of getting a more progressive running mate for Hillary but it was killed by the facts that Republican John Kasich is the popular Governor of Ohio and it would put Brown’s Senate seat at risk. Continue reading A Solid Choice