Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story—touted as one of the year’s very best political documentaries when it played at the Democratic and Republican conventions earlier this year—aired on PBS Frontline last night. Yes, I ought to have mentioned that before airtime rather than a day late, especially because most readers surely missed its theatrical run. Read More
Ed Rollins, a consultant for Mike Huckabee’s presidential campaign, said Michael Bloomberg is “an excellent person to turn to" during this economic downturn, but is attracting lots of attention partly because he’s well-known. “I think it’s more that he’s recognizable,” Rollins said.
In a brief telephone interview just now, Rollins said, “At think at this Read More
A few thoughts on Ed Rollins’ surprise re-emergence as Mike Huckabee’s campaign chairman:
- Obviously, Rollins brings a measure of Beltway-media credibility to Huckabee, who, despite his surging poll numbers, is still dismissed by most of the insider class as an affable rube who’s in way over his head. Having someone with Rollins’ background running Read More
So, who stands to benefit from the Bernie Kerik fallout for Rudy Giuliani?
Political consultant Ed Rollins thinks the Democrats, rather than any of Giuliani’s Republican opponents, are the ones who can really capitalize on it.
Rollins, who has worked on Ronald Reagan’s re-election campaign and ran the campaign Read More
On many levels, the apparently imminent selection of Joseph Mondello to run the state Republican Party is a real head-scratcher. He’s the guy, after all, who oversaw the demise of the Nassau GOP that both foreshadowed and contributed to the collapse of its state counterpart.
The best, most obvious explanation for his ascent is that Read More
How long can this last?
KT McFarland spends yesterday being trailed by reporters asking her to respond to her brother’s assertion that she’s “evil.”
Then, at a fundraiser last night, KT supporter”Bud” McFarlane tells Ben that all the personal stuff coming out about his Reagan administration colleague is the Read More
As KT McFarland shakes off today’s Post report and prepares for her big fund-raiser tonight with all those Reagan-era Cold Warriors, Rob Ryan wonders (aloud, to us) what one attendee thinks about a recent statement from KT campaign manager Ed Rollins.
The attendee: General P.X. Kelley, former commandant of the Marine Read More
Last night on Inside City Hall, Dominic Carter interviewed KT McFarland advisor Ed Rollins who took a shot at John Spencer.
The Times reports that Democrats are going after Northeast Republicans, attempting to win back the house; and on Tom Suozzi’s unveiled property tax plan.
The Sun reports on Read More
What a strange place Reagan advisor Ed Rollins has occupied in this year’s Senate races.
Down in Florida, he trashed his candidate, Katherine Harris, and is now — no surprise — leaving that campaign.
Here in New York, Steve Minarik has decided that picking a fight with Rollins might be the last straw Read More
The Post reports Stephen Minarik has told KT McFarland to fire Ed Rollins from her campaign, and Ada Smith could face censure.
The Times reports that Hillary Clinton’s strategy for winning in 2008 might be winning in 2006.
The Albany Times Union reports that less than one Read More