From NJ.COM: TRENTON — Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell is dismissing Gov. Chris Christie as a non-factor in the presidential race because of the controversial closing of lanes to the George Washington Bridge. He named Jeb Bush as his favorite GOP contender. “Not only can Chris Christie not win, I think he may have trouble […]

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Eric Florack on October 21st, 2012

MOre on the Obama Campaign Funding Scandal The New York Post s saying something we told you about here over a week ago.   The Obama re-election campaign has accepted at least one foreign donation in violation of the law — and does nothing to check on the provenance of millions of dollars in other […]

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Eric Florack on October 21st, 2012

How to know when your campaign has picked the wrong spokes person and is in trouble: Sandra Fluke, the woman at the center of a media firestorm earlier this year after Rush Limbaugh called her a “slut,” spoke Saturday in front of about 10 people at the Sak ‘N Save in north Reno. The speech […]

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Eric Florack on October 21st, 2012

Why did Benghazi happen? It’s a question the news media and the left keeps asking,  along with a number of Americans who decided back in ’08, along with that magnificent mental midget John McCain, that we had nothing to fear from an Obama Presidency.   And the American people are starting to wake up to […]

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Eric Florack on October 5th, 2012

Obama’s been in the Bubble for too long. Far be it from me to agree with the mega-moron, Dana Milbank, on much of anything. But so he indicates in today’s column, and he appears to nail it fairly well here, so far as he dares to go.

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Eric Florack on October 5th, 2012

They’re doing everything they can at the White House to keep the word from going out that the Obama economy is a Obama-made disaster.

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Look, I don’t care if you’re the best salesman in the world… if what you are selling is radioactive waste, you’re not going to get a line to your door to buy the stuff, no matter how good a job you do. That’s what Obama’s problem was last night. He was faced for the first time with someone willing to make the case that the policies of the left have failed. And, predictably, Obama couldn’t defend against it.

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Eric Florack on September 30th, 2012

Quickly,  read Dick Morris on the subject. His comments are spot on, here. I will quote the whole of the article, here because it doesn’t break out easily. Republicans are getting depressed under an avalanche of polling suggesting that an Obama victory is in the offing. They, in fact, suggest no such thing! Here’s why: […]

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Eric Florack on September 30th, 2012

At some point during this next week, you’re going to hear one of the Democrats, either Obama or Biden mouth the words “Two wars we didn’t pay for”. Likely at the debates scheduled for this week, but outside those venues as well. After all, this is a mantra they’ve been chanting for the last four […]

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davidl on July 13th, 2011

Throwing Granny under the bus, from James Taranto, Wall Street Jourmal: President Obama is pulling out the big guns and pointing them straight at your grandmother. “Obama on Tuesday said he cannot guarantee that retirees will receive their Social Security checks August 3″ absent an agreement with Congress to raise the debt ceiling, CBS News reports: […]

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Eric Florack on June 21st, 2011

Middle Village, NYC– I’m here dropping off yet another load. I’ll be headed for Bethlehem PA, shortly. Middle 80’s outside. Looks like we’re building for that storm I spoke of yesterday. John Huntsman in: He tried invoking Reagan. And trust me, Huntsman is no Reagan. Reagan was an unapologetic conservative.  Huntsman is not. Example: The […]

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Eric Florack on December 5th, 2010

Some interesting thoughts on Sarah Palin’s new book…. which I happen to have started reading myself just the other day. I’ll leave Melissa’s thoughts on the book itself to her article. But she, in the process of laying the groundwork for her review,  points up something that I’ve noticed myself on the state of things […]

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Eric Florack on April 5th, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… the BitsBlog Nightly Ramble FIRST, THIS SNARK:  From Reynolds: POLL: Tea Party 48, Obama 44. Best headline: Tea Party More Popular Than Obama, Frank Rich Hardest Hit. THE TEA PARTY LOOKS LIKE AMERICA: So where does that polling leave us?  James […]

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Eric Florack on January 10th, 2010

Says Ben Smith: One of the enduring mysteries of the 2008 campaign was what got Ted Kennedy so mad at Bill Clinton. The former president’s entreaties, at some point, backfired, and the explanation has never quite emerged. I’ve finally gotten my hands on a copy of Game Change, in which John Heliemann and Mark Halperin […]

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on November 25th, 2009

One of the chief reasons that Obama has sought Biden’s advice on a range of pressing foreign-policy questions — most notably, in recent months, on policy in Afghanistan — is that Biden has a deep knowledge of, and an intuitive feel for, people and places still new to the president. He appears to have judged […]

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