Cory Booker’s Kinsley Gaffe And The Relevance Of The Bain Attacks

Yesterday, Cory Booker committed the rookie mistake of saying what was on his mind.

New Obama Ad Attacks Romney’s Bain ‘Job Creator’ Record

A tough new Obama campaign ad highlights people who lost their jobs after a Bain Capital takeover–at a time Mitt Romney was not at Bain Capital.

Why Mitt Romney Is Stronger Than You Think

Republican leaders seem resigned to a second Obama term. Here’s why it’s no slam dunk.

Santorum Wins Three Races Nobody Pays Attention To

Rick Santorum swept three states that are off the media radar screen. Will it revive his campaign?

Obama, Contraceptives, And The Catholic Vote

Will the Obama Administration’s decision on contraceptive coverage by the Catholic Church have an impact in November?

Mitt Romney, Al Gore, and John Kerry Birds of a Feather?

Is the presumptive Republican nominee too handsome, too rich, and too pompous to win the hearts of ordinary Americans?

Mitt Romney: A Perfectly Manufactured Nothing?

Is there any there there?

Brokered Convention Fantasy

People who ought to know better are now concocting absurd scenarios to get around a really weak Republican presidential field.

Rick Santorum? Really?

Rick Santorum now appears to be THE social conservative alternative to Mitt Romney.

Newt Gingrich, You’re No Ronald Reagan

Like many Republicans before him, Newt Gingrich is trying to claim the mantle of Reagan. He is the one least entitled to it.

Everyone Hates Newt

With Gingrich surging in the polls, the pundit class has gotten out the long knives.

Blaming Grover Norquist

Grover Norquist has become the target of blame for problems that are far more deep than just one man.

The Great Speech Kerfuffle Of 2011 Reveals The Weakness Of The Obama Presidency

How a six hour long dispute over scheduling demonstrates yet again that Barack Obama isn’t up for the fight.

Standard & Poor’s Cites Tea Party Resistance To Debt Ceiling Increase As Factor In Downgrade

Denying the Tea Party’s role in the downgrade of U.S. debt is to deny reality.

A Quick Word or Two for the No Labels Folks.

Has anyone told Mike Bloomberg that “No Labels” is, well, a label?

Joe Scarborough: Time For GOP To Man Up And Take On Sarah Palin

Former Republican Congressman Joe Scarborough wants the GOP to stop kowtowing to Sarah Palin and her acolytes. He’s right.

Conservatives Ponder The Sarah Palin Problem

Some on the right are beginning to realize that Sarah Palin’s popularity may cause a serious problem for the GOP in 2012.

Ann Coulter Anti-War ?

Is Ann Coulter’s defense of Michael Steele’s Afghan War skepticism the beginning of conservative split, or just an attempt to pile on President Obama ?

State Controlled Media

Surviving The Colbert Report Interview Segment

Slate television critic Troy Patterson explains how to survive the comedic “interview” segment on The Colbert Report, which almost invariably makes its celebrity guests look like nitwits.