Tag Archive: GOP Civil War

End the GOP Civil War; Sign the Pledge

We’re barely into 2015 and the 2016 presidential season has already begun. Lucky us. We get to listen to candidates tell us how wonderful they are for nearly two full years. If waterboarding is illegal, why isn’t this? A gaggle of potential GOP candidates met in Iowa the other day trying to win the hearts…

Family Feud: The GOP Version

When I was a kid growing up in the Bronx I was infinitely more interested in the Yankees, the Knicks, the Rangers and the New York Football Giants (as we used to call them) than I was in politics. What 10-year old kid cares about politics? Ten year old kids in the Bronx care about…

Do We Really Want Another Coronation in 2016?

Maybe you’ve seen the bumper stickers, or at least heard about them – the ones that say “I’m Ready for Hillary.”  Surely you know about the CNN documentary about Mrs. Clinton that’s in the works — and the NBC mini-series that’s “in development.”  Or how about The New York Times decision that’s already put a…

Santa Claus and the GOP Civil War

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So I’m driving in my car listening to Rush two days after the election and a caller comes who describes himself as a traditional family values conservative.  He is a combination of angry and deeply depressed over how the election turned out — but mostly angry. And he’s calling, he says, to inform Mr. Limbaugh…

Civil War in the GOP Could Go Nuclear on Nov 7

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Are the polls rigged? It’s a question we’re hearing a lot lately – almost always by conservative Republicans. It’s no secret that a lot of the polls weight Democrats more heavily than Republicans.  In and of itself, that’s not necessarily a problem — unless the over-weighting is based on faulty assumptions about voter turnout. So…