A liberal congressman defies his district and faces defeat in a bellwether re-election campaign. In 2010, a torrent of anger against statist intrusion swept away scores of Democratic incumbents. So strong was Tea Party enthusiasm, so energized was the Republican electorate, that even deeply entrenched House Democrats were dislodged: longtime leftist titan James Oberstar [...]
by Charles Hughes Herman Cain and Rick Perry cast themselves as bold reformers, but wield flashy proposals only to evade the crucial political challenges at stake. Facing a flagging campaign after a brief stint as frontrunner, Rick Perry recently unveiled his tax reform proposal in an effort to regain some momentum. It is the [...]
The left’s frustration with President Obama has been much discussed of late. But their disappointment is nothing new, and shouldn’t be much of a surprise, either. In March 2009, just three months after Obama took office, liberal economist Paul Krugman claimed to be in “despair“ over administration policy. At this early stage, though, few [...]
Why the conservative Democratic caucus will rule in the 111th Congress.
How Bob Barr’s presidential run hurts John McCain.
What changing suburban demographics mean for the GOP.
Source: AFF Doublethink Online | James Velasquez
Source: AFF Doublethink Online | Joseph Hammond