It is no long the Twentieth Century, yet the candidate from the previous century is trying to run on and away from her political past. Mrs. Clinton is for running on husband’s, B.J., record except when she is not,  from Anne Gearan and Philip Rucker, Washington Post: Hillary Rodham Clinton isn’t just running against Republicans. […]

Continue reading about Mrs. Clinton Running on And Away From B.J.’s Record

davidl on April 28th, 2015

.Does Hill want to get into a resume war with Carly Fiorina,  or the entire republican field,  from Brent Budowsky, Hill: If Carly Fiorina were male, she would be regarded in national politics as an anti-Clinton crony capitalist who mismanaged a company when she was its CEO, was terminated by the company’s board of directors, […]

Continue reading about Resume Wars: Hillary V.  Carly

Chris Christie has about as much chance of being elected President of the United States, but he did make on small step in the direction, from Charles C. W. Cooke, National Review: Herewith, a beautiful sight: This is Chris Christie pardoning Shaneen Allen, a single mother from Pennsylvania who had been prosecuted for taking a […]

Continue reading about Chris Christie: One Small Step on Road to Redeemtion

davidl on March 30th, 2015

From Taegan Goddard,Political Wire Former New York Gov. George Pataki (R) is likely to run for president, Bloomberg reports. Reax, Joseph Spector, Politics on the Hudson There’s little home-state support for a presidential run for former Gov. George Pataki and current Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Quinnipiac University poll today said. […] On the Republican side […]

Continue reading about George Pataki: Dead Horse Running

davidl on March 22nd, 2015

The Snark of the Day, Senator John McCain, from Blaze: “Get over your temper tantrum, Mr. President.” Maybe McPain got Dim Won confused with a republican?

Continue reading about Snark of the Day: John McCain

davidl on February 27th, 2015

As Plato, Abraham Lincoln, Will Rodgers Woody Allen once quipped:  “Ninety percent of like is just showing up.” Any good team can win at home.  In order to be great, a team has to win on the road.  For a Scott Walker, or Ted Cruz, playing CPAC is a home game.   For Jeb Bush, it […]

Continue reading about Jeb Bush Into the Lion’s Den

davidl on February 27th, 2015

Two for one Friday. The Snarks of the Day, from Carly Fiorina via Ashe Schow, Washington Examiner: “[Mrs. Clinton] tweets about women’s rights in this country and takes money from governments that deny women the most basic human rights.” Bonus quip: “She tweets about equal pay for women but won’t answer basic questions about her […]

Continue reading about Snark of the Day: Carly Fiorina

davidl on February 22nd, 2015

From Hupy.com Posted on Apr 06, 2010 This year marks the 7th Annual Executive’s Ride to promote tourism and Milwaukee County. Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker held a press conference on April 6th at House of Harley-Davidson, in Greenfield, Wisconsin, discussing his plans for this year’s ride. Although usually held in June, the 2010 Ride […]

Continue reading about Scott Walker, HOG Rider

davidl on February 2nd, 2015

George Pataki, the republican leader of a state without a single republican in state wide office, again, somehow, thinks he should run for President, from Fox News: Former New York Gov. George Pataki told Fox News on Monday he’s “seriously” exploring a 2016 Republican bid for president. The former governor said he plans to travel […]

Continue reading about George Pataki Again Eyes the Kool-Aid

davidl on January 30th, 2015

This is not a William Tecumseh Sherman like statement. However, from Mitt Romney, via Hugh Hewitt: I’ve decided it is best to give other leaders in the Party the opportunity to become our next nominee. Mitt does leave the door ajar, if no republican candidate can step up.   Sorry for the Dope from Hope, Mike […]

Continue reading about Mitt Defers

davidl on January 27th, 2015

From Jeff Zeleny. ABC News: Rep. Trey Gowdy, chairman of the House Select Committee on Benghazi, said Tuesday he still intended to summon former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to testify as part of the investigation into the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Libya that killed four Americans. “Every witness who has […]

Continue reading about Trey Gowdy Intends to Call Mrs. Clinton to Testify

davidl on January 15th, 2015

She had me at hello. from Weekly Standard: WASHINGTON, DC – Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) today announced that U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) will deliver the Republican Address to the Nation following the State of the Union address on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 Will Joni make em […]

Continue reading about Joni Ernst to Give Republican Response to SOTU

davidl on January 3rd, 2015

Two political campaigns, albeit both losing, two political icons, one national and one partisan. and two speeches. Up first Mario Cuomo at age 52 in 1984, video: Next, Ronald Reagan at age 53 in 1964, video: Compare and contrast, funny Cuomo’s speech is the singular speech for which is noted In contrast, Reagan’s speech was […]

Continue reading about Mario Cuomo V.  Ronald Reagan: Lion V. Gipper

davidl on December 29th, 2014

I don’t get to pick the next President.  Rather all I can do it to support the best alternative.   Such is life.   I am not now, nor expect to be a Jeb Bush fan.   That said, Bush’s emergence been encouraging Washington (CNN) — Jeb Bush is the clear Republican presidential frontrunner, surging to the front […]

Continue reading about The Jeb Bush Surge

davidl on October 22nd, 2014

Video: As a candidate Chris Christie has much, very much, (too much?) for which to account and atone.  Yet as a republican, at least he is firing back at the democrat and media mythology.  Bully for Chris.

Continue reading about Snark of the Day: Chris Christie