The race to fill Republican Tim Scott’s vacant congressional seat takes unexpected turns.
Well, that was fast. No sooner do Kentucky Republicans nominate Rand Paul for the US Senate than a brand-new firestorm erupts over whether or not Republicans support desegregation, thanks to Paul’s partial (and quickly-abandoned) criticism of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. Surveying conservative reaction to the controversy, the Daily Beast’s Benjamin Sarlin finds that “The [...]
Ron Paul’s son Rand has carved out a niche for himself as the anti-establishment GOP candidate in the Kentucky senate race, attracting support from the Tea Party movement and major conservative players like Sarah Palin and Jim DeMint. Those same people who loudly criticized Barack Obama’s disturbing ties to Jeremiah “God Damn America” Wright are [...]
It’s bad enough that mainstream conservatives like Gov. Sarah Palin and Erick Erickson have endorsed Ron Paul’s son Rand in Kentucky’s Senate race. But now that two more major conservative leaders—Dr. James Dobson and Sen. Jim DeMint—have done the same, the Right should be very troubled by the mainstreaming of the Paul family’s near-total abandonment [...]
It was but seventy seven years ago that Wimpy murmured to Popeye the Sailor man: “I will gladly pay you Tuesday for a hamburger today”. Particularly apt this afternoon because Californians are wondering if today is Carly Fiorina’s “Tuesday.”
Following Fiorina’s support during the White House bid, Sarah Palin has now officially endorsed Ms. Fiorina’s [...]