Monthly Archives: June 2011

Sarah Palin: Tease, Tactical Genius…Or Something Else?

Is she running, or not?  As her reportedly quite flattering campaign biopic “The Undefeated” is set to screen tonight in Iowa, pundits are of two minds regarding Sarah Palin’s intentions.  Critics continue to argue that she is teasing the media … Continue reading

Is Bachmann a Flake, or Wallace a Pig?

You saw this coming – but perhaps not quite like this.  Fresh off her highly-praised performance in the most recent New Hampshire debate, and with the most recent Iowa poll showing her leading the pack, in a statistical dead heat … Continue reading

The Grand Old President’s Afghan Strategy: He Marched Them Up The Hill…

How predictable was President Obama’s primetime announcement last Wednesday that the U.S. will begin drawing down its forces in Afghanistan, starting with a 10,000 troop reduction by the end of this year?  Last January, and again this past May, I … Continue reading

Who Won Monday’s Republican Debate? The Media!

As some of you may have heard, the Republicans held a debate in New Hampshire, at St. Anselm’s College, this past Monday (transcript here.)  It was the first of many to come in that state and across the nation more … Continue reading

Bin Laden’s Death: A Political Turning Point?

It has only been little more than a month since the daring raid that led to the killing of Osama Bin Laden, but already the impact of that successful mission on the public’s evaluation of President Obama is beginning to … Continue reading