Monthly Archives: January 2011

Defining Chris Christie

So, it would appear that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie declined the opportunity to give the GOP’s response at the State of the Union. This made me think. Is the Tea Party favorite turning into a Morning Joe Republican? What … Continue reading

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Obama and independent voters

Interesting piece in Politico about Obama’s 2012 re-election prospects and whether he can hold into independent voters who back him two years ago. After his party took a hammering in November it’s pretty clear the President had to take a … Continue reading

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Pence urged to run

A few weeks back I did a blog post on Mike Pence, questioning whether he was considering a run for the Presidency. It seemed that talk had chilled somewhat, with Pence instead looking to take over from Mitch Daniels if … Continue reading

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The Veep slot

With Mitt Romney and Tim Pawlenty (who by the way is becoming more and more impressive) expected to announce their candidacies in the next few weeks it will be interesting to see who does a “Mark Warner” and steps aside. … Continue reading

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Christie and 2012

Notice James Frayne has picked up on – yet more – talk that Governor Chris Christie is considering a run for the Presidency. I think it’s pretty clear that this talk will continue. However, Christie does seem pretty determined to … Continue reading

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Miliband and the deficit

Yesterday I referred to a piece from last year by Mark Bathgate highlighting the disastrous fiscal state of Britain’s finances. I posted this in response to Ed Miliband’s nonsense that the last Labour government actually had a good record on … Continue reading

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Ed Miliband and the structural deficit

Just read Nick Robinson’s piece on Ed Miliband and how he’s dealing with Labour’s disastrous legacy. Seems that Miliband is in denial about Labour’s, er, less than stellar record on fiscal prudence and is finding hard to swallow that government … Continue reading

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