Tuesday is the opening day of the Democratic Convention. The speakers must speak the truth. The Bush administration screwed everything up.
On Fox News Sunday today, Howard Dean went head to head with Mike Huckabee on the public option. When Huckabee said that the public option would put the private sector out of business, Dean said, "There's not going to, nobody's going to put the private sector out of business. That doesn't happen even in places like Germany or France or Britain."
A new poll released by Public Policy Polling today revealed that if he was up for reelection today, President Obama would at worst win by the same margin as 2008, if not more. Obama currently leads Mitt Romney, Mike Huckabee, Jeb Bush, and Sarah Palin by 7-15 points. Huckabee came the closest to Obama, while Sarah Palin did the worst.
There is something interesting in the latest CNN/Opinion Research poll. Beyond finding that there is no current GOP favorite for the 2012 nomination, the poll also contained favorability ratings for notable national Republicans at the top of the list were moderates Colin Powell and John McCain. At the bottom were Rush Limbaugh and Michael Steele.
Although Barack Obama has only been in office for a couple of months, this hasn't stopped the 2012 Republican presidential contenders from jockeying for early position in what will likely be a crowded GOP field, and if the length of the 2008 campaign was any indication, it won't be long until the race for 2012 will get going. The question is who among the contenders will challenge President Obama?
Mike Huckabee jumped all over RNC Chairman Michael Steele today for his recent comments tha
In a profile for Esquire magazine former Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee said that although some sexist questions were asked of Palin by the media, he thought Palin's interviews with Katie Couric and Charles Gibson were gentle, contradicting Palin's recent media bias complaints.
"Brothers! Oh, brothers! We have all gathered here, to preserve our hallowed culture and heritage! We aim to pull evil up by the root, before it chokes out the flower of our culture and heritage! ... All those smart-ass folks say we come descended from monkeys! That's not my culture and heritage. Is it yours?" - Homer Stokes, from O Brother, Where Art Thou?