Republicans can either no longer win the presidency or, if one accidentally does, effectively execute the office under the rules to which Republicans have traditionally been bound.
Tagged: mitt romney
Mitt, but for your ineptitude as a candidate, all of us – including Donald Trump – would be calling you Mr. President today.
According to a Des Moines Register poll, in a hypothetical matchup, Mitt Romney beats Hillary Clinton 44 – 43, making Romney the only Republican with better numbers than Clinton.
For all his failures as a candidate, it’s it is not terribly difficult for me to imagine Mitt Romney as a better president than Barack Obama.
I have now voted in eleven presidential elections and my record is six and five, a half game above .500. Which is to say I have lost nearly as many presidential elections as I have won. So why am I so upset about losing this one?
At the Democratic National Convention, much was made of the president’s successes in the Middle East. Exactly one week later, the real world intervened.
President Obama is trying to salvage something from an otherwise disastrous debate performance in Denver. That salvage operation has taken the form of going after Mitt Romney for going after Big Bird.
Obama’s lack of enthusiasm for the exchange with Romney was palpable. I think President Obama likes the title but now hates the job. What we saw in the first debate was the face of a man who dreads going to work.
The fight between Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich has gotten nasty and many Republicans are worried about it. Not me.
Romney has already disclosed that his effective tax rate is about 15 percent, well below the rate that most middle class taxpayers pay. On the strength of that disclosure, the demagoguery is on, little of it having any connection to facts.