A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the pandering Presidential politics of Clinton, McCain and Obama. McCain pandered on the gas tax and Hillary and Barack pandered on trade.
A few days ago, in a disheartening display of more of the same, Clinton joined McCain in supporting the suspension of the federal gasoline tax Read More
Florida’s closed Republican primary was supposed to be John McCain’s undoing.
Tomorrow’s vote marks the first time balloting in a G.O.P. contest is restricted only to registered Republicans, leaving out the independents who boosted Mr. McCain’s performance in New Hampshire, Michigan, and South Carolina. At the mercy of a party base that despises him for Read More
BOCA RATON, Fla.—Rudy Giuliani, wearing a dark suit and dark yarmulke, emphasized his ties to Florida’s Jewish voters in a speech at a modern orthodox synagogue here today.
“I have a long-standing and strong community with the Jewish community here and in Israel,” said Giuliani. He told the congregants at the Hahn Judaic Campus of Read More
Rudolph Giuliani is about to speak at the Boca Raton Synagogue: The Hahn Judaic Campus.
On the seats are these Rudy fliers, which point out "Voices of support from the Jewish Community" including blurbs from Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer and his foreign policy advisor Norman Podhoretz. Read More
ORLANDO, Fla.—Between two campaign events at the Rosen Centre Hotel here, Rudy Giuliani held a brief press conference in which he sought to portray himself as the reasonable, positive and polite presidential candidate disapproving of the negative exchanges between John McCain and Mitt Romney.
In other words, Giuliani, once the Republican front-runner, has been relegated Read More
From the AP:
Former Tennessee Sen. Fred Thompson quit the Republican presidential race on Tuesday, after a string of poor finishes in early primary and caucus states. "Today, I have withdrawn my candidacy for president of the United States. I hope that my country and my party have benefited from our having made this Read More
During tonight’s debate, at the back end of the media room, far away from the mainstream press (and cut off thereby from reliable wireless internet service), sat a bunch of young writers. They wore ski caps, flannel shirts and had a healthy dose of acne. They also had a nickname for themselves: the Backseat Bloggers. Read More
NASHUA, N.H.—The rushed primary schedule gives reporters only five days in New Hampshire, with virtually no sleep since they finished up in Iowa late last night. This morning in New Hampshire, they were feeling it.
Fernando Suarez, the 28-year-old beat reporter for CBS News, was punching furiously at his laptop trying to find a new Read More
Rudy Giuliani’s campaign is both soliciting donations from supporters and still trying to make the case that they were right not to compete in Iowa, and to compete only half-heartedly in New Hampshire, even though the former mayor has effectively been dropped from the national political discussion in recent weeks.
Here is the fund-raising letter Read More
Fortune smiled on Mike Huckabee today.
The former Arkansas Governor, suddenly the front-runner in Iowa, was supposed to come under intense fire from Mitt Romney at this afternoon’s Republican debate in Des Moines—the last head-to-head encounter between the candidates before the January 3 caucuses.
And the set-up seemed perfect for Mr. Romney, whose Mormonism has Read More