Tag: Election

Rick Santorum Radio Ad: Santorum, the Courage to Fight for America

-By Warner Todd Huston Well, Rick Santorum announced that he is definitely in the hunt for the 2012 GOP nomination last week and he’s already released his first radio ad. He’s the first GOP hopeful to dos so. It has the tag line, “Rick Santorum, the courage to fight for America.” Read the rest at... Read more »

Can Tea Party Conservatives Support Mitt Romney?

-By Warner Todd Huston The Daily Caller has an interesting interview with the chief of what is reputed to be the leading Tea Party organization in America, FreedomWorks. Matt Kibbe, the president of FreedomWorks, said that Tea Party conservatives are having a major problem supporting Mitt Romney, not just in the primaries but also if... Read more »

Huntsman Says He'd Support an Assault Weapons Ban... Until He Won't

-By Warner Todd Huston On Wednesday afternoon’s Hugh Hewitt radio show GOP hopeful Jon Huntsman said that he’d support an assault weapons ban and would not support the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the latter because he supports civil unions. Hours later the Huntsman campaign reversed its candidate’s statement saying he misunderstood the question. He... Read more »

New 'Reality' TV Show To Focus On Race for 2012 Election

-By Warner Todd Huston An interesting ad has recently appeared at the New York Craig’s List website which shows exactly how the left will be framing the upcoming 2012 presidential election. The ad asks for a family that represents “racial minorities” to be pitted against a family of “white conservatives.” It’s pretty clear they intend... Read more »

Big Unions Cooling on Obama?

-By Warner Todd Huston Bloomberg has another unions-are-mad-at-Obama story this week and, while there is no doubt that unions are a bit miffed at the big “O,” we should all be cautioned about where Big Labor will put its support in 2012. Miffed or not, and quite contrary to what Bloomberg wants you to believe,... Read more »

Cain: 'We Have to Beat Romney's Money, Not Romney'

-By Warner Todd Huston Herman Cain has been known to say that he doesn’t need a campaign warchest with tens of millions of dollars in it to beat the Republican field for the GOP nomination for president. He says all he needs is a good message to win. However, this week Cain did acknowledge that... Read more »

Who's Watching As White House Collects Emails (For Illegal Campaigning?)

-By Warner Todd Huston The Official White House website has a questionable new addition. When you land on the White House main page a notice fills your screen asking you kindly if you’d like to supply them with your email address so that they can send you “periodic updates from President Obama and other administration... Read more »

GOPers With Biggest Appeal Stats: Herman Cain and Mitt Romney?

-By Warner Todd Huston It seems that the GOP field (both those formally announced and those assumed to be in it) for the nomination to run against Obama in 2012 is not exciting too many voters, at least not yet. Granted it may be too early to expect too many Americans to be worried about... Read more »

Mitt Romney Announced Today -- My Coverage

-By Warner Todd Huston Today I listened live to and live Tweeted Mitt Romney’s announcement for his next run for the GOP nomination to become president of the United States… Read the rest at RightPundits.com.

Election Laws Need an Overhaul, Wisc. Case in Point

-By Warner Todd Huston There is no doubt that our election laws are in serious disarray. So many laws and rules have been written and added to the plethora of rules and regulations that already exist that confusion is more likely the case than clarification. As several recall petitions in Wisconsin wing their way to... Read more »