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Posts Tagged ‘Michele Bachmann

America the Moderate Again, At Last

November 16, 2011

    In recent weeks I have cautiously observed a  morphing towards change-for-the-better that trumps my prior heightened sense of alarm at the political direction of this country. And of late I have heard this echoed by other observers of the national scene. Let me explain.     Not to say that there won’t be disappointments and […]

Current Looks Are Deceiving

September 15, 2011

“Americans will flirt with and hear out any voice or opinion but will at last tend toward moderation.        My last post told why Romney, at campaign’s end, will be the Republican nominee, and I stick with that prediction.     Just a little over a month ago, Michelle Bachmann was the flavor of the […]

ABOARD THE GOP BANDWAGON

June 21, 2011

    Did you see the Great Candidates’ Debate? Aw, well, it’s not like you missed anything.     Republicans in the guise of “debating” is no longer (if it ever was) an opportunity to discern issues. No, it’s a red-meat party: throw it out raw to the crowd, and hear them roar. It’s a great […]

The Shallow GOP Gene Pool

June 6, 2011

    The GOP’s search for a viable presidential candidate is akin to a needle in a haystack. And we all know that such a quest can result in a very painful moment of discovery.     What we have now, save for Pawlenty and the recent entry of the Mittster, looks like a group photo taken […]