The Ron Paul "Phenomenon" and Gene McCarthy

David Neiwert wrote a post this week about the nature of Ron Paul’s support, most of it a response to Glenn Greenwald’s post excoriating the media for ignoring what appears to be a major grassroots movement judging by the amount of money Paul’s been able to raise. Neiwert explains that the...

Pub Primary Picks

As a complement to Michael’s post on Rudy’s impending implosion, I offer a viable substitute. Stephen Colbert is polling in double digits in South Carolina. A national poll by Rasmussen Reports and Fox News, the cable channel populated by the bully boys Colbert parodies, put him at 12% against...

Jim Hightower Visits GOPLand

Seems the Republican candidates have a bit of a disconnect from the rest of...

Lovin’ Freddy Thompson

How fun is the Republican primary? These guys are great! Fred Thompson, in particular, took the whole process to a new...