A Chance To Put To Rest, A Chance To Lead

2008 has the potential of going down in history as a landmark election year in which America showed that it is far more intolerant and bigoted than it likes to admit. The first casualty of intolerance has already fallen. I rarely if ever agreed with Mitt Romney on anything.  His speech on religion was good,...

But Aren’t They?

I was listening to Rachel Maddow’s show last night, and I think she made a very salient point; while Mike Huckabee excelled at being the media darling candidate that never had a chance, now that he does have a chance and has the real spotlight on him, he’s a wee bit of a joke. For instance, as...

Why He Only Mentioned It Once

Reader Simon Owens sent me an email pointing out the very curious fact that in Romney’s religious speech yesterday, he actually only mentioned “Mormon” once.  Directing me to his own blog post right here, Simon does bring up a good point.  This was a speech intended to assuage...

Mitt Romney: No Muslims In The Cabinet

Okay, time for a hypothetical. Let’s imagine a presidential candidate.  He’s doing well in the primaries, not leading the pack, exactly, but coming up second in nationwide polling as well as having some very strong numbers in key early voting states.  This he has managed to accomplish despite...

Romney Push Polls… Himself?

It’s getting pretty heated no matter where you look in the current presidential campaigns, but I think I was hoping things wouldn’t get so hot that someone might resort to push polling. So much for that bit of hope. For those who don’t know, push-polling is a practice in which a...