Initial Rick Perry Boomlet Fading, Opening An Opportunity For Romney

Rick Perry has faltered, and that has given Mitt Romney an opening.

Polls Indicate Strong Public Support For President Obama’s Jobs And Tax Proposals

The public supports the Presidents tax plans, but will that matter on Election Day?

Rick Perry Leading GOP Field, But Electability Concerns Make Him Vulnerable

Rick Perry is still the GOP frontrunner, but his status far from secure.

Everybody Still Hates Congress

Public disapproval of Congress continues to fall.

86% Approve of Black-White Marriages

Support for interracial marriage is now almost universal across America.

Obama White, Hispanic Approval Plummets

President Obama’s approval ratings are at an all-time low. Only 33% of whites and 48% of Hispanics approve. He’s still at 84% among blacks.

Obama Losing Rich Liberals

Richard Cohen reports that people like Richard Cohen have lost their enthusiasm for Barack Obama.

Obama at Majority Disapproval; Re-election Likely

51.5 percent of Americans disapprove of President Obama’s job performance. It’s still his race to lose.

Political Fantasy World

It never ceases to amaze me how many smart people manage to believe, against all evidence to the contrary, that their political philosophy has massive support.

Journalists Lean Left

America’s journalists are far more liberal than America.

Do Conservatives Get a Pass?

How would a Democrat-equivalent of Rick Perry be received?

Tea Party Supporters Rallying Behind Rick Perry,

Rick Perry’s rise in the polls can be traced to factors that threaten both Mitt Romney and Michele Bachmann

If Sarah Palin Runs, She Will Lose

While Sarah Palin continues to tease her supporters about a possible Presidential run, the damage she could do to the GOP becomes even more apparent.

Third Party in 2012?

It’s a shame that Duverger’s Law doesn’t come with criminal penalties.

Rick Perry: The New GOP Frontrunner

Meet your new Republican frontrunner.

Huntsman: I Believe in Evolution and Trust Scientists

Jon Huntsman just tweeted, “To be clear. I believe in evolution and trust scientists on global warming. Call me crazy.”

Americans To The White House: It’s (Still) The Economy, Stupid

President Obama’s job approval numbers are even worse when you just look at the economy.

Rick Perry: We Need President Military Respects

Rick Perry declared, “One of the reasons that I’m running for president is I want to make sure that every young man and woman who puts on the uniform of the United States respects highly the president of the United States.”

State Polls Show A Tough Electoral Map For Obama

State-level job approval numbers seem to suggest that the President could have Electoral College worries in 2012.

Obama And The Debt Deal: A Failure Of Leadership?

Once again, the debt ceiling deal is raising questions about the President’s leadership.

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.

Obama Approval Still In Danger Zone

President Obama is polling at 46.8 percent, below the level needed to win re-election.

On Debt Deal, Americans Want Compromise Not Grandstanding

Three new polls provide a warning to both sides of the debt negotiations, but mostly to Republicans.

Americans Support Public Smoking Ban

A majority of Americans want to ban smoking in public; a fifth want to ban it even in private.

GOP In Danger Of Losing The P.R. War Over Debt, Spending, And Taxes?

If you look at the polls, the GOP has several things to be concerned about in the debate over the debt ceiling.

Obama Walks Out of Talks Saying ‘Don’t Call My Bluff’

President Obama has walked out of negotiations on the debt ceiling with an agreement is nowhere in sight.

Gallup Discovers The Obvious: Religious Americans More Likely To Be Republican

A new Gallup poll discovers something rather obvious, but there’s still a lesson for the GOP.

A Libertarian Moment?

Recent polls seem to indicate a shift in public opinion in a more libertarian direction.

Obama Losing To Generic Republican, Doing Better Against Actual Republicans

A new Gallup poll has “Generic Republican” beating President Obama. Unfortunately, the GOP won’t be able to nominate this anonymous candidate.

Mitt Romney At The Top Of The GOP Field

Despite the disdain for him on the the hard right, Mitt Romney is the man to beat right now in the race for the GOP nomination.

Reagan’s Question Looms For Obama

Are you better off than you were four years ago?

Gary Johnson Excluded From June 13th New Hampshire Debate

Is it appropriate for news organizations to decide that the people don’t need to hear from certain political candidates?

Redistribution: Where You Stand is Where You Sit

A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.

25% of Americans Gay or Lesbian, Americans Think

A majority of Americans think homosexuals account for at least a fifth of the population.