The Republican Party Returneth, Like a Dog, Unto its Own Vomit. But it Doesn’t Matter.

Stacy McCain links this damning comparison of the 2012 primary election to the 2008 primary election. I’m thinking of a Republican primary. It starts with a candidate (John McCain/Mitt Romney) who ran once before, came in second place, and won over the party’s elite class without winning over its base. Other candidates, understandably unwilling to… Read More The Republican Party Returneth, Like a Dog, Unto its Own Vomit. But it Doesn’t Matter.

In Which I Argue Against Every Point I Just Made About the Election

Just because I’m cynical about the remaining forlorn hope for a Not-Mitt doesn’t mean I’m any more pleased about it than say, the gang at Protein Wisdom. Let’s consider some other possibilities. Either of the Ricks (Perry or Santorum) Might Win South Carolina. New Hampshire has an open primary. That means Democrats and Independents voted.… Read More In Which I Argue Against Every Point I Just Made About the Election

Ace of Spades Makes a Better Case for Rick Perry’s Candidacy Than Rick Perry Has Managed to, Thus Far…

Ace remains a right-wing favorite for several reasons: his blog has a bracing, the-devil-with-you attitude which diverts nothing from it’s thoroughgoing geekiness, and his commenters, for sheer entertainment, may be the best in the blogosphere (so Breitbart thinks, anyway). But more than this, is Ace himself as a writer. He has a style equally laid-back and… Read More Ace of Spades Makes a Better Case for Rick Perry’s Candidacy Than Rick Perry Has Managed to, Thus Far…