If you are going to run for President, you had better not have this in your background

I sure don’t like to see this, but if it’s true, it’s the death knell for the candidacy of Herman Cain: Exclusive: Two women accused Cain of inappropriate behavior By: Jonathan Martin and Maggie Haberman and Anna Palmer and Kenneth P. Vogel October 30, 2011 08:00 PM EDT During Herman Cain’stenure as the head of …

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Is Rick Perry surging again?

As regular readers know, I’m supporting Governor Rick Perry (R-TX) for President. He’s smart, and he’s experienced, and he has led the state with the best economic and job creation record in the nation. He’s an economic conservative who can appeal to the TEA Party faction, and a social conservative who can appeal to the …

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John Hitchcock is disappointed

From The New York Times: Palin Says She’s Not Running By MICHAEL D. SHEAR UPDATE, 6:35 p.m.: Sarah Palin is not running for president. Ms. Palin, the former governor of Alaska, ended her inscrutable cat-and-mouse game with the political establishment on Wednesday afternoon by saying that she would not join the field of Republican candidates …

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Too early, way too early!

As John Hitchcock noted, in response to Florida moving up their primary date, South Carolina has done so as well, to earlier than Florida’s. Nevada moved up their caucuses (cauci?), and Iowa and New Hampshire will have to follow suit.: RS McCain has reported the news that the South Carolina Primary will be held on …

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Rick Perry and the debates

From The Philadelphia Inquirer: Perry’s rocky debate has some in GOP fretting By Thomas Fitzgerald, Philadelphia Inquirer Politics Writer ORLANDO, Fla. – Texas Gov. Rick Perry tried to put the best spin Friday on his impression of a headlight-frozen deer in the previous night’s Republican presidential debate, seeking to quiet a chorus of party activists …

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Sarah Palin Suddenly Electable?

I warned people previously about succumbing to the Abilene Paradox regarding Sarah Palin and electability. Of course, a great many have done just that. But the tables may be turning. A new poll has Sarah Palin trailing Barack Obama by a mere 5 points, with Obama under 50 percent. And she isn’t even a candidate, …

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The Washington Post and biased reporting

Ever since he announced that he was running for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, Governor Rick Perry (R-TX) has been the target of our friends on the left, including the professional media. From The Washington Post: Rick Perry holds the record on executions By Robert Barnes, Published: August 23 Texas Gov. Rick Perry brings to …

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