Category Archives: White House

The Lonely Answer: Syria is for Realists

By Ken Feltman I didn’t set a red line, the world set a red line. -President Barack Obama    Yes, President Obama once again decided to vote “present” instead of making a decision. This is but the latest in a … Continue reading

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Monty Python, Political Pundit

Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition – Monty Python By Ken Feltman May was one of President Obama’s worse months ever and June was hardly better for his reelection prospects. Despite that, polls suggested he was widening his lead in critical … Continue reading

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Mulligans are for golf, not for political talking-heads: A defense of Hilary Rosen

By Ken Feltman If she had it to do over, Hilary Rosen could choose slightly different words and avoid the firestorm of criticism that followed her remarks about Ann Romney. Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus suggests that Rosen’s error was … Continue reading

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Blah candidates? What do we do now?

  Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys. – P. J. O’Rourke By Ken Feltman Did you ever feel that the problem with elections is that somebody wins? If you feel … Continue reading

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Independent Voters of Myth and Legend

By Mark Rhoads For many decades political scientists, main stream media, and pollsters have labored to find an animal as rare as a unicorn. The “independent voter” of legend according to these wise-in-their-own-opinion political junkies is someone who identifies with neither party … Continue reading

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