Posts Tagged ‘ Jeb Bush ’

Jeb’s Last Rodeo?

Jeb’s Last Rodeo?

  Update: Post-caucus analysis by the BBC. As predicted, Jeb is out. Epic failure. Trump wins.  The returns are starting to roll in. Whether or not it’s simply a matter of wishful thinking on the part of Rubio supporters, the rumors of a Bush withdrawal continue to percolate. The fact that he’s been forced to...
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Post-New Hampshire Analysis

    Even though the political obituaries of the Clinton dynasty are already being written, it should be noted that due to the undemocratic nature of the Democratic Party primary process she is still ahead of her socialist opponent, Senator Sanders. So don’t expect Hillary to obligingly accept another unexpected defeat at the hands...
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Live Free or Die

Live Free or Die

  Update: According to CNN projections Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders have emerged victorious from tonight’s primary. Notch one for the notoriously inaccurate polling industry!  We’ll see whether New Hampshire lives up to its state motto later tonight, although the pickings are rather slim in this regard. You can follow the undoubtedly dubious exit polling data...
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The Hawkeye State (Decision ’16)

The Hawkeye State (Decision ’16)

    Update: Senator Cruz has emerged victorious, with Donald Trump and Marco Rubio rounding out the top 3, while Hillary Clinton and her socialist opponent are virtually even with nearly all of the precincts counted.  The Guardian is tracking the Iowa vote as it comes in. Follow the county-by-county results here.  Breitbart is providing...
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The Road To The White House

The Road To The White House

I realize my thoughts on the upcoming presidential race have not been expressed too often on this site-despite the Iowa Caucuses being less than 2 weeks away-but I have written an essay about how I think the next few months will unfold.
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The Final GOP Debates

The Final GOP Debates

Update: You can find Roy Beck’s thoughts on last night’s encounter here. Of the year, that is. For those of you who weren’t able to watch the full 3 hour-long extravaganza, including the preliminary “kiddie” debate, I suggest skimming the fantastic coverage provided by Numbers USA on its Twitter account, which-as usual-got to the...
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Minnesota’s Merkel

Minnesota’s Merkel

Mark Dayton did his best impression of a pre-metrosexualized Merle Haggard this week, advising anyone who didn’t cotton to the impoverishment of the once great state of Minnesota to get the hell out!
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The Mask Slips

The Mask Slips

It seems like our Mexican friends would benefit from consulting their marionettes in the American press, who are laboring under the misimpression that our sub-culture of illegal immigrants-60 percent of whom come from our neighbor to the south-is much smaller than we’ve been led to believe. At least, according to Arturo Sarukhan, a man...
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Shifting The Debate (The Race for the White House)

Shifting The Debate (The Race for the White House)

Numbers USA, as usual, had the most insightful analysis of last night’s Republican primary debates, including a fantastic live-tweet of the evening’s undercard. Today, Roy Beck has a fascinating post mortem which you should read.
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2016: The Race Begins

2016: The Race Begins

Numbers USA’s live-blog of the GOP undercard is up!  To the extent that Fox’s traditionally timid-at least, so far as immigration matters are concerned-news anchors are willing to broach the subject that’s on everyone’s mind, tomorrow’s main event should be worth watching.
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