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Michael J. Hudome is a Republican media consultant whose clients have included John McCain for President, all four national committees and several current and former members of the House and Senate.
Of all the lessons to be learned from the great American experiment of democracy and elections, the Catalans in Spain learned vote fraud and election day chaos. Now, the country is on the verge of a constitutional crisis.
And the winner is...Atlanta’s television stations! One can only imagine giddy television executives poring over blueprints for new wings at the station. These lucky affiliates have joined WMUR TV, the ABC affiliate in Manchester, New Hampshire in the stratosphere of campaign receipts. Such are the fruits of the most expensive race in history for the United States House of Representatives.
Presidents build libraries. Barack Obama builds a monument to himself.
During the first term in the presidency of George W. Bush, how often did his critics on the left sneer the phrase ‘tone deaf’? They misfired and President Bush was re-elected. Here we go again.
Any sane analysis of Russia’s recent behavior toward the United States and the West ends with the conclusion that the oligarchs in Moscow see no reason to fear reprisals for their aggression.
Despite all the hype, it’s going to be a short election night. The Keystone State is the key reason. Pennsylvania will go for Governor Mitt Romney.
Obama’s losing debate performance may be more devastating to his re-election chances than most members of the chattering class realize. Here’s why.
The political punditry and Washington press elites are lapping up the latest catnip from the White House: the news that Vice President Joe Biden is being sent to the battleground states of Ohio, Florida and Pennsylvania to campaign for Obama’s re-election.
You have to hand it to President Obama. He has taken the fine art of political demagoguery to new levels.
While incumbent governors fear prison breaks and weekend furloughs gone bad, incumbent presidents fear bad jobs numbers. Today’s Labor Department numbers spell trouble for President Obama’s re-election prospects.
If Barack Obama thinks his presidency exists in a world of carnival barkers and sideshows, he should look in the mirror.