Can Romney possibly recover? A survey conducted between Sept. 12 and Sept. 16 by the Pew Research Center — before the “47 percent victim” video came to light – showed Obama ahead of Romney 51% to 43% among likely voters. That’s the biggest margin in the September survey prior to a presidential election since Bill … Continue reading »
The sad spectacle of Obama’s super PAC
It has been said there is no high ground in American politics since any politician who claims it is likely to be gunned down by those firing from the trenches. That’s how the Obama team justifies its decision to endorse a super PAC that can raise and spend unlimited sums for his campaign. Baloney. Good … Continue reading »
Who is Sheldon Adelson and what has Newt promised him?
Sheldon Adelson, the billionaire casino owner, is now the poster boy for what’s terribly wrong with our campaign-finance system. Adelson, you may recall, had, before the South Carolina Republican primary, donated $5 million to the pro-Gingrich Super Pac “Winning Our Future” — giving Newt a pile of money for negative advertising against Mitt Romney in … Continue reading »
Mitt, son of “Citizens United”
First, a confession. If Mitt Romney becomes president I’m partly to blame. Ten years ago I ran for the Democratic nomination for governor of Massachusetts — which would have given me the opportunity to whip Mitt Romney’s ass in the general election, I blew it. In the final week of the primary I was neck … Continue reading »