Dear Republican Party: Hi, my name is Chris. I’ve been a card-carrying Republican since I registered some twenty-four years ago. I realize you probably don’t recognize me because I’m standing in the middle of the road. There are actually a lot of us over here—not that you’ve been paying much attention to us because you […]
Meanwhile, negotiations with Iran could “delegitimize” diplomacy.
Sarah Palin now says she would consider being the candidate if asked. Although it would be an unlikely scenario, Palin said she might consider throwing her hat into the ring if pressed. She was asked specifically what she would do if the Republican party faced an open convention this August — meaning none of the current […]
Recently I wrote a post that said Mitt had a spine made of surgical tubing, which provoked this response from a conservative friend: “May I remind you that there is a fine line between sharp humor and bile, and this time you have crossed the line.” Bile? That’s bile? This same friend regularly listens to […]
Following up on yesterday’s post about how unfair it is when progressives fight fire with fire… One of the architects of the modern conservative boycott movement back in the day was the now-deceased Rev. Jerry Falwell, founder of the “Moral Majority.” His strategy was simple. Identify those television and radio stations whose programming “promoted” a […]
By Robert Becker Scene: Large Washington hotel room full of Democratic staffers. Speaker: Savvy PR operative, speaking bluntly. Message: People vote their prejudices, so public relations rule. It’s remarkable how many of us harbor the myth that election engage core issues, policies, or programs – once call “content.” Dream on. Style wins elections, though curiously […]