Pathetic GOP field turns perennial losers into contenders

Pathetic GOP field turns perennial losers into contenders

In a Twilight Zone political season where a celebrity-seeking real estate developer, a serial adulterer, a sexual predator, a brain-dead Texas governor and an intellectually-challenged Congresswoman can be touted as leading contenders at one time or another, it should come as no surprise that losers like Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and Ron Paul now find […]

What happened to Rick Santorum?

What happened to Rick Santorum?

Rick Santorum wrapped up his campaigning in New Hampshire Monday with a shell-shocked state of mind in a state that took a close look at him and didn’t like what it saw. Santorum’s hopes of continuing the momentum from his near-upset of GOP frontrunner Mitt Romney in Iowa last week ran head-on into political reality. […]

The worst Presidential field ever? That’s affirmative

The worst Presidential field ever?  That’s affirmative

Listen to the watchers and talkers in New Hampshire and you hear the same thing:  The current crop of Republican presidential candidates is the worst, most lackluster, most mediocre collection ever assembled by a political party. “I hate to admit it but there isn’t a standout in the whole bunch,” longtime New Hampshire political activist […]

Santorum’s homophobia doesn’t play well in New Hampshire

Santorum’s homophobia doesn’t play well in New Hampshire

GOP Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum‘s homophobia may play well in Iowa but it ran head on into the boo birds in Concord, New Hampshire. Trying to defend his anti-homosexual agenda and even equating it with polygamy, Santroum faced hoots, boos and catcalls from a gay-friendly crowd at the New England College Convention. A female student […]

Santorum under scrutiny for ethical lapses

Santorum under scrutiny for ethical lapses

It didn’t take long. Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum came within eight votes of winning the Iowa caucuses Tuesday and by Wednesday he faced questions about ethical lapses during his time in Congress. Santorum came under scrutiny after he received a preferred mortgage from a bank run by campaign donors, engineering the diversion of federal […]

Bachmann drops out, Perry stays…for now

Bachmann drops out, Perry stays…for now

After a night of disappointments for Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Minnesota Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann in the Iowa caucuses, it looked like Perry was ready to quit but Bachmann would stick it out. But just the opposite happened. Bachmann dropped her GOP Presidential bid Wednesday morning and Perry — after flying home to Texas — […]

What now for Ron Paul?

What now for Ron Paul?

Ron Paul‘s Presidential campaign bumped up against a ceiling of limited support in Iowa Tuesday — a wall that usually sinks fringe attempts at national elected office. Campaign aides tried to put on a confident public face but the Texas Congressman’s third place finish is not what they wanted or predicted in the days leading […]