Tag Archives: GOP 2012

This week’s Herald column: Marco Rubio and the ‘magical minority’ theory

This week’s Herald column tackles the GOP’s, and my fellow members of the political media’s obsession with Marco Rubio as Mitt Romney’s running mate.

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Santo heads for the exits

Rick Santorum grabs the news cycle today, officially ending his bid for president.

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How to pick a VP if you’re Willard Romney

Jonathan Chait games out Romney’s problems and potential v.p. solutions…

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Oops, he did it again (or, Rick Santorum’s epic Puerto Rico fail)

It’s no surprise Rick Santorum Lost the Puerto Rico primary… and by that i mean he lost it big…

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Willard, we have a problem

It’s not just that he didn’t win Alabama or Mississippi (as of this posting, NBC has called Alabama for Rick Santorum and Romney is stuck in third place, in Mississippi). It’s not just that he can’t get over 30 percent … Continue reading

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Five takeaways from the 20th GOP debate

Well, that happened. The Republican presidential primary’s 20th debate is now history, and boy, what a history it was. Four men, all rather stiff, sitting onstage in what looked like a really dull lecture series, moderated by a quite timid … Continue reading

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Christopher Orr nails it: Mitt is Tarantino’s Superman

This meme is racing through the wingersphere, and loved it or hate it (and lots of righties hate it)… you can’t avoid it’s devastating accuracy.

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How conservative is Mitt Romney?

Severely is an auspicious start, but TRR thinks Willard can do better…

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(Video) The knives come out in Florida

Dueling ads in the Sunshine State. First up: Newt attacks Mitt as, “an historian, really?” But also an ethically charged crook: Team Newt’s retort?

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The age of Angry Newton

Roger Simon nails it: Anger, umbrage and bitterness are so much a part of Gingrich’s public persona that he likes to attack the very concept of happiness.

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