Because Invoking ACORN Worked So Well Against Obama

The prolonged senate race in Minnesota is nearly enough to make me want to go back into full campaign coverage mode all over again, and I probably would if I weren’t already in full recovery mode from the past two years. What interests me most, though, is that if the Republican party is struggling...

When Ideology Fails, Try More Ideology

If anything this seems to be one of the leading arguments here in the early stages of the Republican party’s “time in the wilderness.”  When government by ideology fails, the reason it fails must have been a result of not enough ideology. It’s almost as though we were looking at two...

The Road To Hope, Part I: A Peril Of Their Own Design

Introduction:  As time ushers political victories from the realm of current events to the realm of history, the answer to one question seems always to change, simplifying itself with the passage of years, decades, and centuries.  Why did this candidate win, and why did his opponent lose? The answer is never...

Dissent In The Ranks

An exclusive McCain interview in the Washington Times is most definitely news worthy if for no other reason than because McCain has adopted an almost Democratic tone in speaking of the current President from his own party. In the lone Vice Presidential debate, Palin took Biden and Obama to task for...

Pushing Away

It’s somewhat remarkable to me that today features two stories of conservatives and Republicans backing away from John McCain and his presidential campaign.  In one is a touching and eloquent endorsement of Obama, the son of famed conservative figurehead William Buckley, and in the other we see a...

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