76 year old Ron Paul, the pied piper of… Generation X?

A colleague of mine and I were chatting and he confessed, “My 26-year-old son LOVES Ron Paul. He can’t stand when the media says anything bad about him.” We’ve seen that in spades on Decision 2012. Any time we say … Continue reading»

Why the presidential debates matter

From CNN: Thursday night’s Republican presidential debate in Jacksonville, Florida, sponsored by CNN, will be one of more than 20 such encounters in the past nine months. Beltway conventional wisdom says there have been too many debates. Read the full … Continue reading»

Second Florida Republican Debate Tonight

If Florida voters thought the South Carolina debates were nasty, they could be in for a shock tonight. With so much on the line (Romney’s sitting at 36% and Gingrich at 34% according to Wednesday’s CNN/Time/ORC International survey)  along with the increased … Continue reading»

Five things to watch for in the final Florida debate

From CBS News: The four remaining Republican presidential contenders will take the stage for their 19th — that’s right, 19th — debate Thursday evening. Hosted by CNN, the Republican Party of Florida and the Hispanic Leadership Network, tonight’s debate is … Continue reading»

Mitt Romney on the offensive

The big news from Monday’s debate in Florida was a decidedly  more offensive minded Mitt Romney. He attacked Newt Gingrich numerous times from the start for his role as a “historical consultant” for Freddie Mac and for “influence peddling” on … Continue reading»

Florida Debate a Whimper, Not a Bang

If this debate had happened in South Carolina, i.e., if that one had been this dry and toothless, we’d be looking at a different campaign. The mainstream media rescued Newt last week with ABC’s ex-wife interview and CNN’s high hanging … Continue reading»

A  psychiatrist named Keith Ablow writes for Fox News that Newt Gingrich’s serial infidelities may make him a more effective president, in part because his willingness to speak bluntly to his newly-diagnosed-with-serious-illnesses-and-soon-to-be-former-wives might help him explain difficult things to the … Continue reading»

Today on NBC’s  “Meet the Press,” New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said he would consider being Mitt Romney’s vice presidential running mate if the former Massachusetts Governor asked. “I absolutely believe that, come November 2012, I’m going to be governor of … Continue reading»