Does Romney's choice of Paul Ryan as his running mate signal his campaign is tacking to the right again, or is Ryan tacking left? It seems the first casualty will be Ryan's near-universally reviled budget plan, but can Mitt really defang Ryan and get him ready for primetime?
A right wing news editor celebrates Komen's political attack on Planned Parenthood while simultaneously denying it was political.
While we cannot excuse deplorable behavior, we ought not to delude ourselves that the urinating Marines are unusual. Rather, it is symptomatic.
He's a former governor and U. S. Congressman, and—unlike his competitors for the Republican Presidential nomination—an eminently sensible man. Chances are good you may never have heard of him, and even better that you had no idea he is running for President, but populist firebrand Buddy Roemer soldiers on undaunted.
Quadrennial asterisk Ron Paul is once again displaying his Libertarian Wolf Boy exhibit at the Republican freak show, again prompting puzzled onlookers to remark "oh yeah, I remember that guy," and "what the hell is he doing up there?" Now that Paul has risen from novelty candidate to so-called "top tier" status, his libertarian principles arguably merit closer examination before being mothballed for another four years.