Monthly Archives: September 2010

DeMint and the GOP establishment

Interesting piece in Politico today about Senator DeMint’s fracas with the GOP leadership. From various discussions I’ve had, it’s becoming pretty clear that DeMint is planning to challenge McConnell for the GOP’s senate leadership, whether they win the upper house … Continue reading

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Obama’s senseless war on Fox News

Obama has – yet again – decided to attack Fox News. Remember when the Bush administration was attacked for criticizing news outlets? Seems like a bit of a waste of time for the President to go on the offensive against … Continue reading

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Miliband’s speech

I do confess, I never watched it. However, these remarks about a “new generation” will be interesting. Is he talking about leading a “new generation” in the Labour Party or what? So, does this “new generation” include the unions who … Continue reading

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Senate race in West Virginia

After Senator Byrd’s passing this summer, it seemed inevitable that Governor Manchin would be set to go to Washington. Sky high approval ratings in what is, despite recent results, a Democratic state meant that any Republican would face a daunting … Continue reading

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Red Ken

Will be interesting to see how Ken Livingstone runs his race. Can’t imagine he’ll run on a “change” platform when he’s spent years in City Hall. Seems that his only play right now is that he will protect London from … Continue reading

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Reds

Fascinating. Just 24 hours after the Guardian revealed the findings of a focus group done by David Muir in Milton Keynes, Ed Miliband wins the Labour leadership election. The main thing I thought I’d flag: Muir, writing for the Guardian’s … Continue reading

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Carly’s latest ad…

Not quite ‘The Ego’ or ‘Demon Sheep‘, but it’s still a good one. Unlike many other politicians Fiorina comes across as genuinely likable – not the hardest thing in the world when you’re running against Boxer. Another good ad from … Continue reading

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