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Jennifer Rubin
by | Feb 15, 2008

The apparent ascendancy of Barack Obama may deprive political junkies of the spectacle of a brokered Democratic convention. If his momentum holds through the Wisconsin primary and on to March 4 he may hold a clear advantage in pledged delegates…

by | Jan 31, 2008

Lots of politicians were wrong about lots of things this primary season. Mitt Romney was wrong to believe that millions and millions spent in Iowa and New Hampshire on TV ads months before the voting began would secure wins there….

by | Jan 29, 2008

Like Captain Renault in Casablanca feigning surprise that gambling was going on at Rick’s Cafe, many liberal pundits and newspapers are shocked to find out there is thuggery in the Clinton campaign. The Boston Globe laments that Bill Clinton “runs…

by | Jan 24, 2008

South Carolina has traditionally played the role of kingmaker in Republican presidential primaries. However, in a year in which momentum has been weak and no contender has won two contests in a row, that appears not to be the case…

by | Jan 23, 2008

McCain, according to this, leads in California 41% to 17% for Romney, Rudy at 13% and Huckabee at 10%. What?! Yeah, I read it a few times to make sure I had it right. (SurveyUSA by the way was very…

by | Jan 23, 2008

“If Mitt Romney can’t prosper with Thompson out of the race, there are no conditions under which he could win the nomination.” In part this already proved to be the case in New Hampshire where Thompson was a complete non-factor…

by | Jan 22, 2008

Marc Ambinder has some theories as to why Rudy isn’t personally being more aggressive toward McCain. I have another : Romney is there to do it. Romney can’t survive a loss to McCain. He can be counted on to circulate…

by | Jan 22, 2008

I think Thompson and his meek withdrawal from the race carry several lessons. First, being president and running for president take more than saying the “right” things. There are personal attributes –drive, determination, leadership and organizational skills — that matter….

by | Jan 22, 2008

I’m not the first to notice that MSM coverage of the presidential primaries devotes much more time to the Democratic than the Republican race. Statistically this has been proven true. If you watch any of the Sunday show’ roundtable discussions…

by | Jan 22, 2008

I agree that Romney has an opening in Florida. However, I'm not sure the current economic problems don't equally benefit Rudy. Club for Growth send out an email blast calling for permanent economic measures such as indexing capital gains in…

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