Monthly Archives: April 2012

It’s Florida All Over Again: Why Rubio Will be the VP Nominee

(Update: 6/15/12 Following President Obama’s policy of granting protection from deportation of illegal immigrants who were born or brought here as children, Rubio as a VP choice is once again called into question. The Obama administration’s actions caught the Romney … Continue reading

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The Politics of Distraction

This is the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. It’s kind of an appropriate political metaphor. Let’s say your ship is doomed. You want to be rescued. But as Captain, you don’t necessarily want to be perceived as incompetent. So, politically, … Continue reading

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The Mitt Romney Drinking Game

Have you noticed it? Republicans routinely and willfully lie. It’s not just ‘mis-speaking’ or inaccurate; it’s wanton, reckless, intentional, and knowingly lying. And people applaud when the lies are spoken. Take Mitt Romney, for example: The multiple mendacity that comes from … Continue reading

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What if Bush Had Caught bin Laden?

Of course George W. Bush never actually caught bin Laden. President Obama did. In fact, Bush made it a point to not to capture or kill America’s number one enemy. He went out of his way to avoid going after … Continue reading

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Red Right Returning…The End of the Republican Primary

(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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