Republicans can’t rely on anti-Obama sentiment alone.
The New York Times editorializes today that
There doesn’t seem to be anything terribly unethical about the White House offer of an unpaid advisory position to Joe Sestak if he would bow out of the Pennsylvania Democratic primary, in which he later defeated Senator Arlen Specter.
The Times‘ only criticism of the offer was that it was an [...]
On the Friday before a long holiday weekend, the White House issued a statement admitting that President Obama’s chief of staff Rahm Emanuel arranged for former President Bill Clinton to ask Representative Joe Sestak if he would consider dropping out of Pennsylvania’s Democratic Senate primary. Mention was made in their discussion of Sestak’s possible appointment [...]
In every bit of polling I’ve seen this year, anyone trying to appeal to white, middle aged or older Catholic voters (the “religious bitter gunners” of Pennsylvania fame) needs distance from Barack Obama.
Congressman Joe Sestak got a lot of attention for saying that the White House tried to buy him out of the Democrat primary [...]
It shouldn’t surprise me that Joseph Stalin made the cover of Time as “Man of the Year” in 1939 and then again in 1942. Nor should it surprise anyone that Chris Matthews, the host of MSNBC’s Hardball, likened the Republican’s current spring house cleaning to a “Stalin-like purge.”
Granted, the thoughts that swirl around in Matthews’ [...]
When Sen. Arlen Specter (D R D – Pa) switched political parties earlier this year – for the second time in his congressional tenure – to rejoin the Democratic Party, the overwhelming national response was a collective yawn.
Today’s defection in the House of Representatives, however, came like the proverbial bolt from the blue. Freshman Representative Parker [...]