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Posts Tagged ‘Mitt Romney

THE MOST SURPRISING CANDIDATE

September 20, 2012

    Pardon the hiatus, but I suspended further comment because I had said all that was needed in the earlier days of the campaign and up until April. Those who wish to revisit my blog posts in the Politics category will find the following:            1. That Mitt Romney would be the Republican nominee, […]

I See Crazy People

December 31, 2011

    I saw crazy people throughout the GOP candidate debates.     Each time, all present had a case of the crazies except for some debate moderators, like Wolf Blitzer, who was universally lauded for his handling of time, issues and the gaggle or show-offs who mugged for attention. Fox News didn’t come close to that […]

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 […]

Why It’ll Be Obama and Romney in 2012

August 20, 2011

    With all the pointy-headed intellectuals in Washington and their supposedly prissy ways, thank god for a cowboy to freshen up the political dialogue.     For that, of course, we need a real cowboy, and they typically have little interest in politics. The laconic speech of strong, silent types makes for poor rhetoric, as in: […]

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 […]