Saturday, October 22nd, 2016

The Marquette Law School poll looks like it has a case of St Norbert’s disease. A new Marquette Law School Poll finds President Barack Obama leading former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney 51 percent to 43 percent among likely voters in Wisconsin. Five percent remain undecided or declined to state a preference, while 1 percent said […]

You may have seen the Democratic poll the other day by Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research showing the recall race tightening up. However, as I pointed out the poll is nothing to brag about for Democrats. It still shows Governor Scott Walker with an approval rating of 50%, not a number normally associated with recalling an […]

Politico has a story that just shows ridiculous bias in covering US Senate candidate Eric Hovde. The story says “Hovde Financial” issued a newsletter that advised clients, “Let Uncle Sam Pay for Your Acquisition,” in January 2009. It’s not until the sixth paragraph that the reporter gives Hovde’s side of the story, that he has […]

Mickey Kaus caught this buried lede over at Politico: Obama aides say they are also likely to be involved in efforts to recall GOP state legislators in Wisconsin and in pushing for the rollback of SB-5, the Ohio law curtailing some collective bargaining rights of state employees. Print this entry

Roger Simon returns to writing, and explains why he was away. Q: Where have you been? It’s been months. A: I decided that while anyone can write about health care from the outside, it takes a real journalist to explore it from the inside. Q: So? A: So I had my legs cut off. Q: […]

Ben Smith at Politico reports breathlessly on Bill de Blasio, a Democrat in New York running for public office, because he happens to be in *gasp* an interracial marriage.  Smith describes Bill de Blasio as breaking “the last racial taboo.”  Smith needs to get out more.  I was a consultant for a political candidate in […]

The Politico has an excellent article today about the problems confronting the new president with some speculation on how the Obama Administration might handle them. The most interesting part was the section on Afghanistan: DOES HE REALLY THINK AFGHANISTAN IS WINNABLE? The new president has strongly signaled that he thinks the answer is yes. But […]