Archive for September 4th, 2008

37 Million


Posting audience numbers that would make American Idol jealous, Sarah Palin made a debut last night that just might be unrivaled in modern political history. Gov. Sarah Palin’s speech Wednesday night at the Republican National Convention drew 37 million viewers, which is more than those who watched Democratic vice president Joe Biden or potential first […]

CBS News Poll


The CBS News Poll showed Barack up 8% a few days ago. It’s a lousy poll – taken of adults, most of whom happen to be registered. The best polls survey voters who have to qualify as being likely to vote based on their voting history. Nevertheless, bad polls can offer insights when repeated over […]

Happy Party


The GOP is aglow today! Did you hear Rush? Here’s Dick Morris: A STAR IS BORNBy DICK MORRIS & EILEEN MCGANN Published in the The New York Post on September 4, 2008 Printer-Friendly Version PALIN: NEW KIND OF WOMAN POL ST. PAUL With sass and wit, sarcasm and sincerity, courage and strength, Sarah Palin last […]

No Malfunction


A friend warned me yesterday not to expect too much from Sarah Palin’s speech. “She’s never done a speech from a teleprompter before,” he shared. I wasn’t worried – this woman is an uncannily talented politician. But who would have expected this? Halfway through Sarah Palin’s speech tonight at the RNC, people following thespeech noticed […]

What do Americans think about the way Palin’s been ravaged by the media? Last night’s polling shows that, by a ten-to-one margin, voters believereporters are trying to hurt Palin’s campaign rather than help. Republicans andunaffiliated voters strongly believe that a double standard is being applied toPalin because she is a woman. Democrats disagree. The experience […]

Not True


Somehow, word started spreading that Joe Biden only got 9,000 votes in primary season. Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee got a big laugh from the crowd attonight’s convention when he said that as mayor of Wasilla, Alaska, GOP vicepresidential nominee Sarah Palin outpolled her Democratic counterpart, JosephBiden.”She got more votes running for mayor of the […]

Game Changer


Sarah Palin rocked the house at the Republican convention last night. Nice that the GOP has a star speaker of its own – and one who, much to the chagrine of the other side, has lived a real life, and made it on her own. Emerging from the St. Paul shadows for her star turn […]

One of the most disturbing aspects of the criticism that Governor Palin faces is the bigotry of the educational elites. Here is a letter to the editor to the Boston Globe that is striking for the failure of its author to be so condescending without being the least bit self-conscious. I WILL not be voting […]