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RNC Dispatch: Paul Ryan Headlines a Night of Whoppers

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Ryan went after Obama's record, which is what this race should be about. And repeats the biggest lie of the night.

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RNC Dispatch: Keeping it Fresh with Mint Romney

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Spotted at the Huffington Post Oasis Lounge just outside the security perimeter. In this aromatically-tuned area, members of the media can indulge in Kale-Ginger Smoothies, healthy meals prepared in a bag and the latest in pun-based body products. Thanks, Arianna!

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RNC Dispatch: For a GOP Insider, Convention a High School Reunion

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

I spied Herman Cain in the media filing center with a larger entourage of staff/hangers on than S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley who passed by going in the opposite direction?

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RNC Dispatch: Ann Romney v. Chris Christie on GOP's Softer Side

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Like a blunt instrument, Christie smashed around without much precision and with a lot of pounding. And one of the recipients of that pounding was Ann Romney's whole message.

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RNC Dispatch: Al D'Amato's Potty Mouth

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

I even shook Rep. Peter King's (D-NY) hand. The entire time we were in physical contact, I made sure to face Mecca.

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RNC Field Dispatch: My Moment with Grover

Monday, August 27, 2012

Grover Norquist and I will be performing with several members of the Republican Party Tuesday night at the Tampa Improv this week, so I sat down to interview him.

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Opinion: Isaac Won't Hit Tampa, But it'll Still Ruin the RNC

Monday, August 27, 2012

It will be hard for the GOP to hammer home the case of smaller government in the middle of a crisis where only government can make a difference.

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Opinion: After Romney's Despicable Birther Joke, Is Mormonism Fair Game?

Sunday, August 26, 2012

"A reporter asked me this week what kind of underwear I prefer. I wear Fruit of the Loom boxers. I’m not sure what kind of underwear Mr. Romney wears."

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RNC Field Report: The Locals Have Fled

Sunday, August 26, 2012

Conventions, like sporting events and tax breaks are supposed to generate business.

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Opinion: Why Can't We Just Disagree?

Friday, August 24, 2012

What if we each took the responsibility, individually, to take hypocrisy and contempt out of our discussions about the presidential and Congressional campaigns this year? How much would that change the conversation?

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Opinion: Post-Akin, Romney Ryan Likely to See Gender Gap Widen

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

The Aiken incident raises larger questions about the GOP’s philosophy about women and women’s issues.

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Opinion: Is Todd Akin the New George Allen?

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

The Missouri representative running for Senate may have just tanked his own campaign more resoundingly than Senator George Allen did in his 2006.

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Opinion: I Didn't Mean to Say that about Abortion, It Was a Trap!

Monday, August 20, 2012

(Disclaimer: Don’t actually go out and punch Todd Akin in the privates. I’m sure that over the next few months, simply being Todd Akin will be punishment enough.)

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Opinion: Why Obama-Clinton 2012 Is a Great Idea

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Clinton still has huge approval ratings and even moderate Republicans, a majority of Independents and Democrats for sure think this would be an unbeatable ticket.

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Opinion: Hey Family Research Council, Hate Crime Laws are for Christians, Too

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

If only there were laws that would emphasize how terrible those crimes are, or if only there were a way to add extra legal penalties to the sentences of people who kill and maim based on hatred for others!

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Opinion: From 'Chains' to 'Class Warfare,' 2012 Gets Ugly

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Scare tactics are an integral part of every political campaign so we should not be shocked that we are now careening into a deep morass of negativism.

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Opinion: Where the Ladies At, GOP?

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Don't expect more Republican women to step up to national politics when the ones who do are perennial punching bags for the media.

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Opinion: Keynote Pick Means the GOP is Shunning Christie

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

But in the Republican Party, the Keynote is your dance partner for the evening, and your VP is the one you go home with at night - and those aren't the same people.

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Meme Patrol: The GOP's Herman and Eddie Munster Ticket

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Ryan, with his porcelain-pale skin, deep-set eyes and a pronounced widow's peak, has long been snarked as an Eddie Munster lookalike. Paired with Romney's long-faced, patrician features, the instant invention of a new meme — Herman and Eddie Munster in 2012! - was inevitable.

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Opinion: CNN Should Re-Launch 'Crossfire'

Friday, August 10, 2012

Our country needs CNN to be more than just profitable. We need it to be influential, like MSNBC is among the left, and Fox News is on the right. Crossfire would fill this need.

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