Yesterday I talked about the media narrative and how, no matter what the result, the narrative would already be in place. Anyone who watched the coverage yesterday and today can recognize this. Just a week ago, we were told by the talking heads that Donald Trump's 2nd place finish by 4 pts was a … Continue reading I’m old enough to remember when 3rd place was awesome & 2nd was not
You know we on the right have been telling us that the MSM can't be trusted and that their reports should be taken with a grain of salt. Apparently they agree: (via Newsbusters) LLAMAS: ...Will you fire or suspend anyone at your campaign for putting out misinformation? TED CRUZ: No. We're not going to scapegoat … Continue reading MSM to Cruz: How DARE you treat us as a reliable news source
I've been watching the news since I got home with 2 hours to sleep, given what the MSM is saying here is what must be true. It's normal to dub Hillary Clinton the "apparent winner" in a race she hasn't won yet & Ted Cruz the "projected" winner in a race he has clearly won. … Continue reading The Iowa CW takeaways if you listen to the MSM
As of this moment the only think we know for sure about Iowa is the fact that hotel room prices are about to drop like a rock. As I will be at work with no access to a radio or the net my first knowledge of the results in Iowa will, unless I take my … Continue reading #IowaCaucus Predictions Scenarios and when it’s Done, Then What?
When viewed in an inertial reference frame, an object either remains at rest or continues to move at a constant velocity, unless acted upon by an external force Newton's 1st law of Motion Lyndon Johnson's loss had been due a political fluke. He had been beaten not by his opponent's friends but by his opponent's … Continue reading Donald Trump’s secret #Iowacaucus Weapon vs Ted Cruz
Yesterday the net was all a flutter with the latest Des Moines Register Poll showing that my man Ted Cruz is for the first time, in the lead in Iowa by a significant margin. The firebrand junior senator from Texas is backed by 31 percent of those likely to attend the Republican caucuses that start … Continue reading Ted Cruz Still Playing Nine Innings
By John Ruberry Yesterday in a speech given on New York City's Roosevelt Island that was touted as Hillary Clinton's official campaign launch, the former First Lady used personal stories about her mother, Dorothy Rodham, in an attempt to connect with ordinary Americans. Didn't she announce her intention to run for president in 2016 already? She … Continue reading Isolated Hillary chooses island for official campaign launch
By John Ruberry The world was poised to stop nearly two hours ago when Hillary Clinton was supposed to announce on social media that she is running for president again. Perhaps she is trying to emulate Barack Obama's well-known tardiness. Now I am hearing the announcement will coming later this afternoon. The plan after that, or so … Continue reading Does Hillary prefer Chicago’s Palmer House over Iowa?
My Couch Stacy McCain's future bed in Fitchburg 12:12 AM I'm looking at the screen and seeing a difference of under 50 votes between Rick ($500,000 spent in Iowa) Santorum and Mitt (10 Million spent in Iowa) Romney. (Those figures per MSNBC) Rick Santorum gives begins his speech as we wait to find out who … Continue reading Mitt Romney Electable my ….
OK we've gone through months of debate and speculation today we find out exactly what the people in Iowa think. The polls suggest a good finish for my candidate and I'd love to predict a win for him, but I would not be surprised if he finished anywhere in the top 3. What will happen? … Continue reading The first day that actually counts in Iowa
Just go off the phone with Stacy McCain in Iowa who reports that things have certainly changed in the area around Rick Santorum. First: Santorum does his Sarah Palin impersonation for the press: The Gravitational pull of the candidate has increased to the point where Stacy who has been following the campaign before the rest … Continue reading A “Sarah Palin like press scrum”
Back on November 27th Cokie Robers on ABC's this week said this: I would not be at all surprised if Rick Santorum won the Iowa Caucus The Panel which included Christiane Amanpour, Michael Gearson, Sam Donaldson seemed surprised and Johnathan Karl told Roberts that he would take that bet. Today on This week with two … Continue reading What a difference 36 days makes for Rick Santorum
Although I have avoided for strategic reasons "Santorum Surge" talk, it has reached the point where it is time to speak up. White Stacy McCain is pleased that Iowa is catching up to him Erick Erickson's critique will certainly get more play in the MSM As a pro-lifer myself, I have to throw up a … Continue reading Erick Erickson and conventional wisdom
The Speaker is taking questions from Iowa voters but the press can listen in. Other than the first question which was to get off a list Speaker Gingrich has done very well. 1. He has affirmed his pro-life record 98.5% 2. He disagreed with a caller on abolishing the Fed but wants a regular audit … Continue reading On a Gingrich town call conference call in Iowa
Tonight for those who still have no idea what the various GOP candidates believe there will be yet another GOP debate. Although the debates have had their share of substance a lot of it consists of playing "got-ya" in the hopes of making some kind of additional news. I'd say it would be better to … Continue reading Yes it’s another GOP debate, and there was much rejoicing