Tag Archives: primaries

Jeezus, Mittens…

Romney rolls snake-eyes in the primary/caucus dull-bowl tonight (sorry, Colorado!) But sometimes it’s not the losses, it’s the message.

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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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New Hampshire primary: five takeaways

As expected, Mitt Romney won the New Hampshire primary, making him the first Republican presidential candidate to win both Iowa and New Hampshire since New Hampshire became the first in the nation primary in 1976. That’s the good news for … Continue reading

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The Herman Cain traveling road show comes to South Florida (and he doesn’t know anything there, either)

The better to pander to Cuban-Americans in Miami … Viva Cuba libre! Story here.

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Herman Cain’s 999 problems

In the CNN Nevada debate, the “issues” with 9-9-9, which have been bubbling up on conservative blogs, get a full-on filleting, courtesy of Rick Perry (who insists on repeatedly calling Cain “brother…”) Ron Paul, and a bushel full from Mitt … Continue reading

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Did Herman Cain flip-flop on a national sales tax?

A RedState diarist discovers yet another potential problem — from the right — with Cain’s “9-9-9″ plan.

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In which I (sort of) praise Erick Erickson’s analysis of the GOP field

I’m not a fan, to put it mildly, of Erick Erickson, the commandant of RedState.com. I find his past statements, about meeting a Census worker at the door with a shotgun; his insult against a Supreme Court Justice with whom … Continue reading

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Today’s Herald column: Florida mucks up the primaries

Florida always manages to throw a wrench into presidential politics, and this year is no different.

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And the Florida straw poll winner is … Herman Cain???

Well all I have to say about that is 9, 9 to the muthuf–in 9, baby. Herman Cain is the man in Florida. No, seriously, he won the Florida straw poll.

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