Winning, in our culture, means coming in first. You don't win by coming in second or fifth. You win by coming in first.
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.
Mitt Romney is the most improbable of presidential candidates: a weak juggernaut.
Conservatism is more relevant than ever to American life, but much of the conservative movement has grown complacent, lazy, rigid, and out-of-touch. Too many conservatives went to D.C. to make a difference and hung around to make a few bucks.
Everyone’s a pundit in a year like this one, and those who’ve long been talking about the upcoming election have heavily debated whether 2012 will be similar to 1980.
It will become conventional wisdom over the next few weeks that the Republican Party and its candidates for the nomination have been damaged by the close and surprise finish in Iowa. They will suggest the field is weak and that the failure of a candidate to win a mandate in Iowa would suggest a weak nominee in November. That's nonsense and wishful thinking by some pundits and media.
Sadly, there are only two candidates offering a real means by which to actually undo that which the Left has done to this country for the past 50 years, and not just conservative platitudes.
Allegations otherwise are possibly "more propaganda than anything else."
We know the Iowa Caucuses will be held next Tuesday. A week after that, New Hampshire will hold its primary. What's the difference?
Voters go to the polls next month to begin choosing a candidate who can put America back to work and that means preventing Barack Obama from winning a second term.
The Washington Post proclaimed in a recent headline another historic "first" for the United States -- the first female usher-in-chief at the White House. Stop the presses!
"We're not going to kill Big Bird, but Big Bird is going to have advertisements."