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Mitt Romney, McCain’s never-Trump replacement, comes to Washington

WASHINGTON. It’s been the rule among weak-kneed Republicans that the road to the White House requires them to run against their own party. It didn’t work for John McCain in 2008 nor Mitt Romney in 2012. The road to nowhere You may recall that presidential candidate Romney ran to the New York Times to condemn ...

Post-Partisan voters want Trump not another GOP frump

The search for an independent third-party candidate by the so-called “Anybody but Trump” crowd is a desperate last hurrah for the tangential, go-along-to-get-along, Neo- compassionate-country club Republicans.

CNBC’s Rick Santelli unloads on Romney’s anti-Trump diatribe

WASHINGTON, March 3, 2016 – CNBC’s bond guru and commentator for all seasons—the man who arguably ignited the Tea Party with a notorious economic rant several—was at it again on the network Thursday, this time addressing Mitt Romney’s anti-Trump diatribe from earlier today. Where was this aggressive Mitt Romney four years ago, asked an irritated ...

Just following orders: The ‘stupid voter’ and the Gruber Effect

WASHINGTON, November 14, 2014 — If you’re a conservative, libertarian or a member of the Tea Party, you can stop worrying about President Obama. November fourth’s electoral shellacking rendered the Chicago community organizer an ineffectual lame duck. Whatever unilateral actions he undertakes during his remaining two years in office can be undone by a smart and crafty Republican ...

Ebola and the Political Twitterverse: Marc Andreessen’s Tweet of the Week

WASHINGTON, October 18, 2014 − The advertising and media blitz for Election 2016 is going into the final stretch. Plan to see more ads, more personal attacks, more Madison Avenue-style sliming. And if those robo-calls haven’t started, they will be shortly. But the Internet has been gradually growing in importance in this election as candidates ...