August 23, 2017

DNC video: “Government is the only thing that we all belong to”; Update: Not our video, says Obama campaign

Putting y'all back in chains. Yes, rest assured, Romney and the GOP are already working on ads about … [Read more...]

DWS says GOP put ‘winning’ over Isaac victims, Obama finishes up three-state campaign swing

Hurricane Irony. Of course, President Obama was tenderly caring full-time about those in Hurricane … [Read more...]

PPP: McCaskill 45, Akin 44 in Missouri

Change? Another week, another encouraging poll for Akin from dKos’s pollster. The last one, … [Read more...]

Gallup: Democrats drop below GOP in pre-convention favorability

Change. Don’t get too excited by this result, because Republicans weren’t exactly … [Read more...]

Video: Susana Martinez lays claim to GOP future

Todo es posible. I wrote earlier about the Twitter reaction from the media after Condoleezza … [Read more...]

Open thread: Hey America, it’s Paul Ryan Update: Video added

It's time. The most anticipated speaker on deck at the GOP convention tonight is almost certainly … [Read more...]

Yahoo bureau chief: The GOP is happy to have a party while black people drown

Hot mic. Via Newsbusters. He’s now the former bureau chief: Yahoo News confirms: “David … [Read more...]

Who Built It?

We're seeing the back and forth between the Dems and the GOP about "who built it," … [Read more...]

Rising GOP star: Mia Love is in the house

Mr. President, we're not buying what you're selling in 2012. The theme of tonight’s convention … [Read more...]

An early view from Tampa

Sights, sounds... smells? In addition to the usual speech videos and coverage, we thought we’d … [Read more...]

Theory on the convention’s mystery speaker: Nancy Reagan?

Colin Powell? Douglas Wilder? Joe Manchin? Ben Domenech tweets that an appearance by GOP former … [Read more...]

Quotes of the day

Revolution? This week will be about more than watching the Weather Channel for Hurricane Isaac … [Read more...]

RNC Builds Levee Out Of Poor People To Protect Convention Site

RNC Builds Levee Out Of Poor People To Protect Convention Site From The ONION… (SATIRE) TAMPA, … [Read more...]

Palin: Time to give Romney a shot

Plus, a warning to the GOP. This is one clip it pays to watch to the very end.  Sarah Palin appeared … [Read more...]

Romney: GOP convention theme against Obama will be “nice guy, failed President”

"I am what I am and that’s all what I am." Politico has an interesting and provocative interview … [Read more...]

Video: Matthews accuses GOP of playing the race card against team that accused Romney of wanting to bring back slavery, or something

"You got your monologue in. Congratulations." I’m posting this for two reasons.  One, … [Read more...]

Romney kicks in $3 million to NRCC, NRSC

Confidence. How well has Mitt Romney’s fundraising proceeded?  So well that he’s willing … [Read more...]

Tampa Authorities Empty Jail In Anticipation Of Mass Arrests At GOP Convention

Tampa Authorities Empty Jail In Anticipation Of Mass Arrests At GOP Convention Thousands of … [Read more...]

Open thread: Sunday morning talking heads

It's time. GOP heavy hitters galore this morning to mark the start of the convention tomorrow. CBS … [Read more...]

Will the Dem convention be Abortion-palooza?

Plus, four keys for the GOP next week. With the recent face-plant of Todd Akin in Missouri, … [Read more...]

Tampa mayor: This tropical storm could force us to call off the GOP convention

Stormy. Potential proof that, if God exists, he’s a Democrat. A double whammy for a … [Read more...]

Akin: “I don’t know the future”

"Party bosses" the new mantra. Great news for anti-establishment types in the GOP: Todd Akin has … [Read more...]

Obama to upstage GOP convention by unleashing garrulous idiot on Tampa

Hardball. No word yet on what they have planned but, Joe being Joe, expect a press conference aimed … [Read more...]

Chris Christie: No, I will not tone it down for the convention

No "personality-ectomies" here. Heh. Nor would we want you to, governor. Via CBS: Governor Chris … [Read more...]

Quotes of the day

Going? The full weight of the Republican Party is now bearing down on Akin to leave the race in the … [Read more...]

The obligatory “FBI investigated GOP rep for skinny-dipping in Sea of Galilee” post

Dude. Is this story still a thing after 18 hours or has public interest already evaporated? Normally … [Read more...]

So how did that Ryan pick work out?

Numbers Today marks one full week since presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney named Wisconsin … [Read more...]

Oh my: Romney busts out the white board on Medicare

Lessons. Via Ace, who rightly points to Karl’s post here yesterday as anticipating how the GOP … [Read more...]

GOP convention to feature former Obama co-chair Artur Davis

Zellsmanship. The RNC and convention organizers announced six more speakers for the convention … [Read more...]

The Romney-Ryan-Reno Medicare gambit

Narratives. Yesterday, Allahpundit wrote about the new Romney ad going on offense regarding … [Read more...]

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