Tag Archives: South Carolina

Red Right Returning…Southern State Strategy

(Red Right Returning, a nautical mnemonic for the side of the buoy or marker on which to pilot a ship in order to stay in the channel, is a look back at the activity of the past week of the Republican candidates … Continue reading

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Red Right Returning…Florida Edition

(Red Right Returning, a nautical mnemonic for the side of the buoy or marker on which to pilot a ship in order to stay in the channel, is a look back at the activity of the past week of the Republican candidates … Continue reading

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Can’t Buy Mitt Love

Things certainly can change in a hurry. Going into the South Carolina primary, it looked like Mitt Romney had the Republican nomination wrapped up. He appeared to be heading three for three of the first contests and polls had him … Continue reading

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Red Right Returning…South Carolina Edition

(Red Right Returning, a nautical mnemonic for the side of the buoy or marker on which to pilot a ship in order to stay in the channel, is a look back at the activity of the past week of the Republican candidates … Continue reading

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Raising Cain in South Carolina

Since the beginning of the political season, the creative people at Comedy Central’s hit shows, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report have had a great deal of material to work with. Stephen Colbert, in particular, Has … Continue reading

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Delegate Math Redux

Jon Huntsman officially drops out of the Republican presidential race today. It’s a little surprising given Huntsman’s expression of satisfaction at the results of the New Hampshire primary. Obviously team Huntsman must have looked ahead and could not discern a … Continue reading

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Republican Primary Still a Quest for Delegates

Despite the battle of perceptions of electability between the Republican candidates the primary is still a matter of accumulating the required number of delegates. There are 2,286 delegates in all the states and territories. Whoever gets more than half those … Continue reading

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Iowa Post Mortem…Goodnight, Michele

I’ve always disliked the term ‘post mortem’ used as a synopsis of election results since it literally means ‘after death’. Which could be appropriate since the Republican party seems to be in its death throes. But I’m not going to stay up … Continue reading

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