Tag Archives: District of Columbia

The Final Chapter Will Be Short

How often do you see a celebrity being interviewed who appears to be an overnight success, only to discover that they toiled for years to reach that point?  A cry from the youth of my older readers was the huckster … Continue reading

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Carpetbagger?

If I were a political consultant I would probably look for one of the classic strategies to use for a new client.  If my client was the challenger I could use the time honored: time for a change strategy.  If … Continue reading

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15 Examples Of Tea Party Willful Ignorence

Tuesday was the anniversary of the adoption of the United States Constitution in 1787.  I was invited to and attended a Tea Party sponsored reading of the Constitution.  The body of the original Constitution was read followed by the first … Continue reading

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Big Money

Below is a direct quote from a report by The Sunshine Foundation documenting the impact of the very largest donors of disclosed money in the 2012 election: “One sign of the reach of this elite “1% of the 1%”: Not … Continue reading

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A Sweeper And A Dreamer

It came as no big surprise to anyone paying attention when Mitt Romney swept the Maryland, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia primaries Tuesday night.  Baring death or the greatest political collapse in modern history Mitt Romney will be the … Continue reading

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When A Win Is Still A Loss

Saturday night Louisiana held its Republican Presidential primary.  Saturday afternoon I accurately predicted the order of finish for one of my sons-in-law.  It was that apparent going in that Rick Santorum would finish in first, Mitt Romney in second with … Continue reading

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Mitt Mops Up

Going into Sunday’s Puerto Rico primary the only question was would Mitt Romney hit the 50% plus 1 threshold needed to take all twenty committed delegates or not.   He answered that in resounding style.

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Beauty Contest With No Prize

On February 7th Missouri held its primary but the results really didn’t mean anything because they were totally non-binding on anyone in the delegate selection process.  In politics we call events like that beauty contests.  It looks pretty to win … Continue reading

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Another Gift?

Lately if you get a group of Democratic political junkies together inevitably the conversation turns to the chance that no Republican will go into the Tampa convention with the 1144 delegates necessary to secure the nomination and we could be looking … Continue reading

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Romney Rolls On

In perhaps one of the strangest days in what has been a very strange 2012 Republican Presidential Primary season Mitt Romney inched closer to the nomination.  The states of Kansas and Wyoming along with the territories of Guam, the Northern … Continue reading

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