|Weigel : Memoirs of the John Glenn Presidency|
I see that the speculation over which Republican can take out Barack Obama in 2012 has already begun. Here are two pieces of literature to consider before analyzing that. First, Richard J. Catta...
If you missed it while I was traveling, even Michael Bloomberg says an independent can't win http://j.mp/dtbSnd Will the media listen?
|Bloomberg Says Independent Candidate Can't Win Contest for U.S. Presidency - Bloomberg|
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg , who has been mentioned as a potential U.S. presidential candidate, said he doesn’t believe an independent can win.
How to "save progressivism from Obama"? Kuttner explains: "our task...is to fashion a compelling narrative." Oy. http://huff.to/9cZxQb
|Robert Kuttner: Saving Progressivism From Obama|
If politics continues on its present course, about the best one might expect for 2012 is that the Republicans will nominate such a nut-case that Obama will stagger to re-election. But unless he ...
|First Read - First Thoughts: Three questions for Palin|
Three questions to determine if Palin is serious about being a successful presidential candidate: 1) Does she broaden her appeal… 2) Does she become more disciplined?... 3) Does she expand her p...
If you go to the library at midnight, you'll find lots of students asleep on books, but it doesn't mean they learned what's inside them.
|No. 29: Matt Bai - War Room - Salon.com|
The political reporter who doesn't believe in political science
|NPR Run By Nazis | Talking Points Memo|
When I saw the headline that Fox News capo Roger Ailes said that NPR was run by Nazis I was figuring this was at least something of a loose summary of what he said. Turns out, no, he literally s...
|Convention smear watch - Brendan Nyhan|
One of the most offensive spin tactics is to associate your political opponents with hated foreign leaders and groups (Nazis, Communists, Saddam Hussein, the Taliban, terrorists, etc.). For inst...
The meme won't die: GQ's DePaulo asks Biden why he and Obama "can't seem to deliver their message" http://j.mp/9fJRwL
|Lisa DePaulo Interviews Vice President Joe Biden: Politics: GQ|
Corker's learning new slang to get ready for '12 run: "I've had a scrillion town hall meetings." http://j.mp/d6KI5x He's down w/the streets!
|Shaken senators start prep for 2012 - Manu Raju - POLITICO.com|
Veteran Democrats mull their options while Republicans prepare to fend off primary challengers.
UGA's Keith Poole estimates the ideology of the public by presidential vote 1968-2008 http://bit.ly/aA4m25
|Measuring Voter Overlap by Scaling NES Feeling Thermometers, 1968-2008 | voteview|