Ran into Mike Murphy, the Republican polical consultant and talking head, at the Radisson in Manchester this morning. “President Clinton? Never gonna happen,” he said. “She loses here, but she keeps trying. She turns into Ed Muskie in a pantssuit. There’s your money quote.”
Last night, he said, he was at a dinner party with Read More
Every four years, all of the presidential candidates descend on New Hampshire. And so does City Councilman Eric Gioia.
“I go up every presidential cycle,” Gioia, who worked in the Clinton White House, told me late yesterday. “I was up there for Muskie!” (Joke.)
“‘99 was the first time I was up Read More
Go ahead and call Hillary Rodham Clinton the front-runner for the 2008 Democratic Presidential nomination. After all, she’s running 20 points ahead of her nearest rival in the national polls, and she’ll have lots and lots (and lots and lots) of cash.
Just don’t get carried away.
There is a notion floating around that the Read More
Mystery Pollster (a blogger whose identity, as a professional pollster, Mark Blumenthal, is no longer a mystery) adduces some actual data (!) to find that the blogospheric unhappiness with Hillary’s stance on the Iraq war has had zero effect on her popularity among Democrats. In fact, she’s particularly popular among liberal Democrats at Read More