Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

And on the road Where all but a few fall by the wayside on the grassier verge She battled through Against the others in her world, and the sleep, and the odds But now every time that she performed Everybody cried for more Soon all she had to do was step into the light For […]

The Lovely Doreen from Waukesha will like this quote for more than one reason: Take a look at this Quinnipiac poll and cue “O Fortuna”   – Jim Geraghty, Morning Jolt newsletter The poll, by the way, shows Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders now leading former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in Iowa. Print this entry

In his Morning Jolt newsletter, Jim Geraghty of National Review sums up what many of us on the Right are thinking today: For what it’s worth, Frank Luntz’s focus group came away deeply disappointed with Donald Trump. They found him obnoxious, rude, loud, and completely lacking in detailed answers. This is odd, because they seemed […]

The other day I posted a couple of thoughts of my own and an excerpt from an interesting blog post about the sexual abuse story involving the Duggar family. In the Morning Jolt email newsletter from Jim Geraghty, he has a slightly different take on the Duggar situation that’s worth reading. Here’s part: There’s a fair question […]

So the paranoia primary begins. Jim Geraghty at National Review Online wrote an unflattering article about Dr. Ben Carson’s unsavory endorsement of a suspect supplement company.  It got the expected reaction, which is, “How dare you criticize Saint Carson?” Jonathan Bernstein at Bloomberg View puts the Geraghty article onto the Grassy Knoll by saying some […]

Holder asks if "Stand Your Ground" laws create more violence than they prevent. Probably about as much as DOJ gun-smuggling operations. — jimgeraghty (@jimgeraghty) July 16, 2013 Print this entry

I think a certain number of self-professed libertarians are garden-variety, not terribly well-informed liberals who simply want to emphasize that they’re not just garden-variety, not terribly well-informed liberals. – Jim Geraghty, Morning Jolt 1/21/13 Print this entry

Obama’s former chief of staff is trying to enact Obama’s reforms in Obama’s home town, and the president is silent and has no comment. This is a humiliation for the president. The Chicago Teachers Union has demonstrated who calls the shots in the symbiotic relationship between the teachers’ unions and the Democratic Party, and the […]

This just handed to me: Brett Favre wants the will-he-or-won’t-he speculation about Chris Christie to stop. – Jim Geraghty Print this entry

If a Republican aspires to build his name recognition in states with early primaries, there are two ways to do this. The traditional way is to travel there and give speeches; a less common method is to accomplish goals that please conservatives across the country. – Jim Geraghty, National Review Online Print this entry