Archive for the ‘Romney’ Category

Back Stabber


Who is trashing Sarah? Mitt Romney says the petty anonomous leaks against Palin aren’t coming from him. Here’s the headline in today’s Boston Herald – “Mitt Romney: I’m no back stabber.” Fox News, the New York Times [NYT] and Newsweek have reported on a host of criticisms of Palin, including that she threw tantrums that […]

In four years, America’s going to be eager for change. So which Republican is best positioned to challenge Barack in 2012? When asked to choose among some of the GOP’s top names for their choice for the party’s 2012 presidential nominee, 64% say Palin. The next closest contenders are two former governors and unsuccessful challengers […]

Bad Weld


Do you sometimes get the feeling that they’re all liars and it’s all a hustle? Or do you always feel that way. Last year, former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld, a moderate Republican, endorsed Mitt Romney for President. “He’s a true-blue fiscal conservative and he’s spelled out exactly how he’s going to hold down spending in […]

Race Polls


I’m sick of seeing these analyses of the “race factor,” the latest entitled Poll: Racial Misgivings of Whites an Obama Issue. It’s not that I don’t think that racial bias is real, it’s the opposite. Human beings are designed to make grand judgments about others based on the most superficial characteristics – we have thousands […]



McCain has done a nice job of playing the VP card in such a manner as to steal some news cycle from Barack’s big speech. On my local news, the lead story was Barack, followed by McCain’s pick being announced today, followed by the weather. Speaking of the weather, there is a hurricane coming that […]

Pawlenty Good


It seems pretty certain that Tim Pawlenty will be the choice for McCain’s running mate. On one level this will be great news, as it will mean Lieberman and Romney, both of whom would have been a disaster, will have been passed over. Governor Tim Pawlenty of Minnesota, taking his turn in Denver today to […]

Throwing Stones


If too many houses becomes a liability for McCain, then Romney will be out as a VP choice, if he isn’t already. Romney, like McCain, owns an abundance of houses. According to news reports, the former governor of Massachusetts has at least four properties in his portfolio. While the McCains reportedly are weighed down with […]