Not so fast.
Following the 2012 election cycle, those who plan the presidential debates began work all over again. After discussing how the debates went last time, it appears that there is room for improvement.
Michelle Nunn, daughter of former Sen. Sam Nunn and CEO of the nonprofit Points of Light foundation, will formally announce her candidacy today as a Democrat running for the U.S. Senate seat of retiring Republican Saxby Chambliss.
Democrats regularly insist the GOP has been captured by right wing extremists and only hard-line conservatives can prevail in the primary process.
Speaker John Boehner finally declared this week that President Obama's goal over the next few years is to "annihilate" the GOP.
Just as moderates are completely unrepresented in a Democratic Party that's dominated by liberals, movement conservatives often don't feel represented by the Republican Party.
Megyn Kelly reminisces on her friendship with the late Pennsylvania Senator.
In Wednesday's debate, Mitt Romney said he will "stop the subsidy" to public broadcasting. That's good to know, because Mitt Romney's campaign website says he will merely "reduce subsidies for ... the Corporation for Public Broadcasting." Kill Big Bird or just pluck some of his feathers?
Moderates, we all hear, are an endangered species. Sen. Richard Lugar, R-Ind., is the latest to be eliminated. Sen. Olympia Snowe, R-Maine, announced her retirement in February.
With Rick Santorum having dropped out of the race, Mitt Romney is apparently the Republican nominee for POTUS, barring a “black swan” event swooping down out of nowhere.
President Barack Obama chastised the media last week. "I think that there is oftentimes the impulse to suggest that if the two parties are disagreeing, then they're equally at fault and the truth lies somewhere in the middle," the president chided those attending the American Society of Newspaper Editors luncheon.
The Palmetto State is known as a bastion for American conservatism. If that reputation is well-deserved, then South Carolinians will do their civic duty and reject Mitt Romney – the candidate that repudiates everything conservatism is supposed to stand for – in their crucial primary on January 21st.
For anyone gauging the Republican presidential contest, this week's most significant poll results weren't the ones tabulated in New Hampshire last night. They were the ones released by Gallup yesterday morning.
What sort of fool or fantasist would ever suggest that “Republicans need a centrist candidate in 2012?"