Clintons Most Successful, Most Controversial ‘Power Couple’

A series of mini-scandals point to the conflicts of interest around the Clintons.

Conservative Pundits Finally Seeing Sarah Palin For What She Is

Conservatives finally seem to be waking up to the truth about Sarah Palin.

Mitt Romney 2016? Maybe More Likely Than We’ve Been Thinking

While it still seems unlikely that he’ll run, Mitt Romney does seem to be leaving the door open to a third run at the White House.

Just How Bad Was Security At Nelson Mandela’s Memorial Service?

Apparently, the security at Tuesday’s memorial for Nelson Mandela was so lax as to be nearly non-existent.

Michelle Obama Went to School With Woman That Works at Company That Built ObamaCare Website

The faux scandal of today comes to us courtesy of The Daily Caller: “Michelle Obama’s Princeton classmate is executive at company that built Obamacare website.”

A Day Of Glitches For Day One Of Obamacare’s Exchange Websites

Day One of the Obamacare online “marketplaces” is proving to be a bit of a bumpy ride.

Groundswell: Conservatives’ Lame Answer to JournoList

Conservatives are doing what the criticized JournoList for doing—even though JournoList didn’t.

For The Eighth Time, Obama Pivots To The Economy

Time to “pivot to the economy” again.

The Iraq War And The Damaged Legacy Of The GOP

The Iraq War did significant damage to the legacy of the Republican Party.

Washington Examiner Newspaper Closing, Becoming Weekly Magazine

The Washington Examiner, which for a while became the conservative alternative to the Washington Post, is ceasing daily publication to become a conservative alternative to The Hill.

The UnSkewed Trend

In just four day the UnSkewed prediction has moved Obamaward.

Summing up the Polling Debate

Dean Chambers of UnSkewed fame, puts the polling debate into sharp perspective.

Release Of Jobs Report Gives Birth To The Unemployment Truthers

Within minutes after today’s Jobs Report was released, the conspiracy theorists began to come forward.

Attempts to “Carterize” the Race

Romney supporters seem to want to paint Obama as Carter. This is unlikely to help.

Nobody On Team Romney Taking Credit, or Blame, For The Eastwood Fiasco

Not surprisingly, Romney campaigns staffers don’t seem to want to take responsibility for Clint Eastwood’s performance last night.

Let’s Get The Federal Goverment Out Of The Political Convention Business

Your tax dollars should not be paying for this.

Institutional Parameters Matter

The Senate didn’t have a productive 2011. Is this just a case of laziness?

What If Sarah Palin Had Run?

What would have happened if Sarah Palin had decided to run for the Republican nomination this year?

Obama Crusin’ For A November Bruisin’?

Things aren’t all sunshine and roses for the Obama 2012 campaign.

How To Read Polls

Everyone Hates Newt

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

Barack Obama Tries To Channel Teddy Roosevelt

Barack Obama now looks to the Rough Rider himself for inspiration. Can’t he find it himself?

How Can Newt Gingrich Possibly Live Down His Past?

It’s hard to see how Newt Gingirch can remain a viable candidate given his past

More Problems for Cain Concerning his Behavior with Women

Cain’s woes continue to mount.

Romney Plays It Safe In Ohio On Public Union Ballot Issue, But Is It Too Safe?

Mitt Romney played it safe on a controversial issue again.

Reid Triggers Nuclear Option Lite

Harry Reid is playing hardball, invoking a tactic that he himself decried being threatened when Republicans were in charge.

Does A Bad (Or Good) Debate Performance Prove Anything?

Are we placing far too much importance on how someone does in a two hour so-called “debate”?

Success In Libya Does Not Justify An Unnecessary, Improper Decision By President Obama

Success in Libya does not make the American mission any less unjustified than it was on the day President Obama announced it.

Rick Perry’s Crony Capitalism

Rick Perry’s vision of capitalism doesn’t exactly comply with what Adam Smith had in mind.

Does Ron Paul’s Strong Showing In Ames Matter? No

Does Ron Paul’s second place showing at Ames mean the media should take him seriously as a contender? No, it doesn’t.

Michele Bachmann And The “Submission” Question: Byron York Was Right

On reflection, the nature of Marcus Bachmann’s influence over his wife is indeed a legitimate question in a political campaign.

Newt Gingrich’s Breakfast At Tiffany’s

Newt Gingrich and his wife had a quarter million dollar line of credit at Tiffany’s. A story, a scandal, or much ado about nothing? I’ll take Door Number Three.

Fourth Circuit Hears Arguments In Heath Care Reform Lawsuits

The first round of appellate arguments over the Constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act took place today in Richmond, Virginia.

A Magic Formula for Gas Prices?

Is there a magic formula to fix soaring gas prices? A Washington Examiner editorial claims to have found it.

Jim Moran: Military Not Public Service, Just Government Paycheck

Virginia’s answer to Joe Biden has put his foot in his mouth once again. It won’t prevent him from getting an 11th term.

Tea Party Popularity

Yes, the Tea Party is popular compared to the Democrats and Republicans.

Adrian Fenty Good Mayor, Bad Candidate

Affluent whites are astounded that Adrian Fenty appears about to lose his bid for re-election as DC’s mayor. But the majority black population is less than thrilled with his tenure.

The Politics of Crowd Estimates

Glenn Beck’s “Restoring Honor” rally raises, yet again, the tiresome fight over crowd estimates and their political significance.

Again with the Saudi Arabia Comparisons…

Ok, Saudi Arabia has less freedom than the US. Why do some people think that should form the basis of an argument about appropriate behavior in the US?

Conservative Class Warfare

Before we raise taxes on the rich, let’s first stop the flood of tax money that’s subsidizing their lifestyle.