CPAC Snubs Chris Christie

CPAC’s organizers have decided not to invite the most popular Governor in the country.

The Problem is Less Romney and More GOP

Don’t hate the player, hate the game (more or less, anyway).

What The Heck Is Wrong With The Republican Party?

As its convention begins, one has to wonder what has happened to the Republican Party.

Mitch Daniels Was Right About The Social Issues Truce

Republicans should have listened to Mitch Daniels, because he was right.

Santorum Admits He Cannot Win The Nomination Without A Brokered Convention

Rick Santorum’s campaign is starting to tilt at windmills.

OTB Caption Contest Winners

The Queasy Rider Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.

The GOP’s Increasingly Weird Delegate Math

It’s looking increasingly unlikely that anyone will have the race for the nomination wrapped up any time soon.

Frank Gaffney Banned from CPAC

While I’ve expressed my dissatisfaction with the degree that CPAC has embraced the worst elements of the conservative movement in recent years, it does appear that there is a line.

Romney Wins CPAC Straw Poll (Again)

The Massachusetts Moderate has won the Conservative Political Action Conference poll for a fourth time.

Maybe The GOP Should Just Go Ahead And Nominate Rick Santorum

At the very least, nominating Santorum would let the GOP test a hypothesis that’s been debated for years.

Romney Not Sealing The Deal With Conservatives

If the reaction at this year’s CPAC is any indication, Mitt Romney still has some work to do to seal up his party’s base.

A Santorum Surge? Or, A Statistical Blip?

A new poll shows Santorum surging ahead of Mitt Romney nationally

Herman Cain Campaign On The Verge Of Collapse?

Is the Cain Train finally running out of steam?

George Will Flip Flopped On Mitt Romney Flip-Flops

The venerable conservative columnist once endorsed Romney as a “good option for the Right” but now calls him “the pretzel candidate”

Congress Investigating Planned Parenthood Abortion Compliance

House Energy and Commerce Committee “is investigating Planned Parenthood’s federal funding, requesting lots of docs.”

Mitt Romney: The Inevitable Nominee?

Despite all the negatives going against him, Mitt Romney may yet be the inevitable Republican nominee.

Rick Perry’s Immigration Problem

Rick Perry’s immigration positions aren’t at all unreasonable, and that presents a problem for him inside the Republican Party.

GOP 2012 Race A Replay Of 2008 Democratic Race?

Will 2012 be the Republican version of the 2008 race between President Obama and Hillary Clinton?

Rick Perry: The New GOP Frontrunner

Meet your new Republican frontrunner.

Rick Perry v. Michele Bachmann: Is It Even Really A Contest?

Rick Perry will need to get past Michele Bachmann before he takes on Mitt Romney. But, really, how hard could it be?

The Closing Of The CPAC Mind

After years of becoming more inclusive, the Conservative Political Action Conference is closing itself off to opposing points of view.

Mitt Romney’s Frontrunner Status In Danger If Rick Perry Enters The Race

If Mitt Romney looked in the rear view mirror he might just see Rick Perry gaining on him.

Weiner Admits Messaging with 17-Year-Old Girl

Where’s the line when a public figure interacts with a teenage fan?

The First GOP Debate: Clash Of The Pygmies

Last night’s Presidential Debate in South Carolina was interesting, but, in the end, not very important.

How Do You Solve A Problem Like Donald Trump?

What is Donald Trump up to? Only he seems to know for sure.

Does President Obama Apologize For America? The Facts Say No

It’s a Republican meme that President Obama has “apologized” for America repeatedly. The one problem with the meme is that there aren’t any facts to support it.

Obama Derangement Syndrome And The American Right

The American right has become infected with the notion that Barack Obama isn’t just wrong, but evil. That won’t be healthy in the long run.

Supporters Of Gay Marriage, DADT Repeal To Be Banned From CPAC

The social conservatives seems to have won the battle over CPAC.

Caption Contest Winners

The Preparation-H Super Bowl Commercial Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.

Who Will Be The 2012 Republican Nominee? Follow The Money

The 2012 GOP nominee will have to raise $300 million and assemble a top-notch staff.

Latinos Aren’t Pro-Democrat So Much As They’re Anti-Republican, New Poll Finds

A new poll finds that Republican policies on immigration are chasing Latino voters straight into the arms of the Democratic Party.

Federal Budget Cuts That Exempt 65% of Spending

Ezra Klein dubs the Federal government “an insurance conglomerate protected by a large, standing army.”