Archive for: campaign

Obama, Where Art Thou?

Obama, Where Art Thou?

Barack Obama’s 2008 stump speech was an ever-evolving piece of art. He went from small backyard gatherings to massive, sold-out baseball stadiums full of hysterical fans. These Obama devotees, this writer included, saw the rallies as a chance to not only see a man who was trying to get a […]

 
 

47 Percent and Out of Touch Politicians: A Conservative Perspective

47 Percent and Out of Touch Politicians: A Conservative Perspective

Mitt Romney’s recent “47 percent” comment has dominated the newsreel since Mother Jones published it September 17. The video, the release of which was facilitated by the grandson of former president of Jimmy Carter, depicts Romney speaking to a room of millionaire donors. The mainstream media and Obama campaign alike […]

 
 

Someone’s in Trouble

Someone’s in Trouble

A better VP choice than Palin – but only just In 2008, John McCain took a calculated risk. Knowing that his campaign was struggling to gain ground against Obama, McCain chose a largely unknown governor from Alaska to shake up the race. Unfortunately for McCain, his gamble backfired, and Palin […]

 
 

Romney’s the Nominee; Now What?

Romney’s the Nominee; Now What?

What we’ve known for the better part of three months is now official. Mitt Romney has secured the number of Republican delegates’ votes he needs to contest the 2012 presidential election. He announced that he was ‘humbled and honored’ to be the nominee; Soon after, President Obama called Romney to […]

 
 

Barry O likes this.

Barry O likes this.

            The battle for Florida has turned ugly. More than policies, more than ideologies, Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich are trading blows at the lowest level of politics: personal attacks. After last week’s debates, Gingrich made it known that he was unhappy over the decision […]

 
 

The End of Rick Perry

The End of Rick Perry

Take a look at this Rick Perry gaffe from the November 9th debate in Michigan. I’m pretty sure this debate effectively ended Governor Perry’s slight chance at winning the GOP nomination. What are your thoughts?

 
 

Has the Cain Train Derailed?

Photo by John Trainor, Wikimedia Commons

The Herman Cain campaign enters this week facing a veritable, fully-fledged political catastrophe. And no, I’m not referring to Chief of Staff (and cigarette connoisseur) Mark Block’s bizarre smoking web ad. I’m talking about Sunday night’s POLITICO report revealing that two female employees received financial settlements after accusing Cain of […]