Tag: Michele Bachmann

Mitt Romney or Bust: The mess that is the Republican presidential primary field

Mitt Romney or Bust: The mess that is the Republican presidential primary field
One year out. In about 51 weeks, there will be another presidential election. And the country will be forced to make a decision. As of November 2011, the good thing about that decision is we don’t know who the GOP will select to run against President Obama. The bad thing is that one of the many buffoons... Read more »

Washington’s leadership vacuum can become opportunity for GOP

Washington’s leadership vacuum can become opportunity for GOP
What the hell is going on in Washington? After the debt ceiling standoff, Congress has a 14% approval rating with 82% disapproving of Congress. And on the heels of a difficult political month in Washington, this coming week has the potential to be one of the worst economic weeks since 2008. The reason for the... Read more »

In the debt ceiling debate the Tea Party is absolutely right and absolutely wrong at the same time

In the debt ceiling debate the Tea Party is absolutely right and absolutely wrong at the same time
I’m trying to figure out whether I am impressed by the tea party or disgusted by it. I certainly am impressed by the power they wielded over the last two weeks in their show down with Republican Speaker of the House, John Boehner. Speaker Boehner twice had to pull back his plan to raise the... Read more »
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Is Michele Bachmann the new Sarah Palin?

Is Michele Bachmann the new Sarah Palin?
Polls taken in April 2011 do not mean much in terms of the 2012 presidential election. One interesting early takeaway from an April 2011 poll, however, is that Sarah Palin’s poll numbers continue to drop among people who say they will vote in the Republican primary. The latest NBC News /Wall Street Journal poll of... Read more »