Jeb Bush for President?

Would Jeb Bush run as an establishment Republican or as a Tea Partier? It is unlikely but not impossible he could successfully straddle the fence but it is a hazardous course. Ideological purity is the prime motivator in Republican politics these days, and a soft stance which would gain Latino voters would lose WASP voters.

Republican Support for Sarah Palin Nosedives

A nationwide poll of Republican voters was released by the Clarus Research Group, and it contained some bad news for Sarah Palin. While the race for the 2012 nomination remains wide open, support for Sarah Palin has declined 33% in a year. Mitt Romney leads the field followed by Mike Huckabee, Newt Gingrich, and Palin.

Iowa Poll Shows Trouble Ahead for Sarah Palin in 2012

The Des Moines Register released their new 2012 GOP poll for the state of Iowa today, and as expected the three most well known names, Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, and Sarah Palin lead the pack. What is a surprise isn't the overwhelming favorability of Romney, but the high unfavorabilily rating for Palin, who is not favored by 39% of the state's Republicans.

Poll: Hillary Clinton Tops Obama as the Most Popular US Politician

One of the most interesting little tidbits in the latest CNN/Opinion Dynamics poll is that Barack Obama is not the most popular politician in the United States currently. Make no mistake, Obama is still popular with a 57% favorable rating, and he is still much more popular than any Republican in the country, but it is Sec. of State Hillary Clinton, not Obama, who has the highest favorability rating in the poll at 61%.

Mitt Romney Blames Obama for 9/11 Truthers

Mitt Romney continued his 2012 presidential campaign launch disguised as book tour today on Fox News Sunday, where he claimed that Obama's positions are lending support to international 9/11 truthers like Ahmadinejad. Romney said, "These sorts of voices should not receive any kind of support from the words of the President of United States." Romney conveniently forgot that the truthers have been around since the days of George W. Bush.