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Category: Election 2012

Republican vs Republican

Referendum on the GOP

The importance of the November election goes far beyond whether Romney or Obama will lead the nation for the next four years. And the outcome has greater ramifications than which […]

Richard Williamson

‘No-Riot Romney’

A top Romney foreign policy advisor, Richard Williamson, said today the embassy violence in the Middle East wouldn’t be happening under a Romney presidency. There’s a pretty compelling story that […]

Gabby Giffords at the DNC

Two conventions down, two months to go

The Democrats wrapped up their national convention in Charlotte, N.C., last night and I’m glad it’s over. Was I overwhelmed by the speeches? No. Good ol’ Joe Biden used his […]

Dems off and running in Charlotte

The Democratic Convention. I’ll pick and choose, but I’ve already watched more of it than the Republican Convention. I enjoyed the Ted Kennedy tribute video, although I was never a […]

Romney lapel pin

What’s on Romney’s flag pin?

(Updated Nov. 11, 2012) According to Philip Rucker, National political reporter at The Washington Post covering Mitt Romney and the 2012 presidential campaign, the flag pin with the Secret Service logo […]

Clint Eastwood at the RNC

Eastwood upstages Romney at RNC

I love Clint Eastwood. I’ve loved him since he first appeared as Rowdy Yates in the TV series “Rawhide,” way back in 1959. I loved him through all the spaghetti […]

We were women first

We were women first

As shocking as it was, Rep. Todd Akin’s recent comment about women, rape, and pregnancy was a gift to Democrats. In the days after Ryan joined the Romney ticket and […]

More Mitt: It's my garden

More Mitt: That lip reading thing

The Bad Lip Reading meme. I’d never heard of it until I saw it over at Time Goes By. Bless Ronni for posting it. Laughter is such good medicine, and […]

Vice President Joe Biden

Oh, Joe

Oh, Joe, you didn’t. You didn’t really say that, did you? You didn’t really tell that Virginia audience that Republicans have pledged to “unchain” Wall Street and “put y’all back in […]

Paul Ryan

Ryan too conservative to help Romney

I’ve been a bit out of touch this weekend, so this is my knee-jerk reaction to Paul Ryan’s selection as Mitt Romney’s running mate — before being bombarded by media […]

Mitt Romney

Mitt’s Olympic meddle

Maureen Dowd at The New York Times sharpened her claws and went after Mitt Romney yesterday. If you haven’t had enough of that sort of thing already, you might enjoy […]

Clearly clairvoyant

“Voters are already turning off their televisions. It’s getting harder and harder to find a message that cuts through.” — Frank Luntz, GOP pollster, on the heavy rotation of negative […]