Bachmann claims the Tea Party mantle and is the founder of the Tea Party Caucus in the House of Representatives. But while she was prominent at Capitol Hill Tea Party gatherings protesting the Obamacare vote and stimulus spending bills, some things in Bachmann’s background and some of her votes indicate she is not the conservative she tries to portray.
While Cain’s tough-sounding talk and performances in debates have garnered him some attention, he continues to lag in most polls. Maybe that’s because smart conservatives recognize a RINO when they see one.
If you look up the definition of crony capitalist, you’re sure to find Rick Perry’s photograph. He is a master at political patronage, and the practice has pumped millions of dollars into his campaign coffers.
With Gingrich polling around 4 percent and trailing everyone in the field except Rick Santorum and Jon Huntsman, providing information on Gingrich seems almost a waste of time. But since there’s always the possibility that he could appear as someone’s Vice Presidential candidate, this information needs to get out.
Either Paul is the smartest man in the room that is the GOP field or he’s a prophet. It has to be one or the other, because only Paul was warning in the 1970s, 1980s, 1990s and 2000s and three years ago that were we headed right smack dab into the middle of where we now find ourselves.
Fox News’ Chris Wallace is finally treating Representative Ron Paul with the respect he deserves. Rather than try and paint him as a kook and hitting him with “gotcha” questions, Wallace gives an honest interview and allows Paul to answer his questions.
In track, a gun is fired to signal the start of the race. If a runner leaves the block before the starter fires his pistol, it is called jumping the gun. The Republican race for a Presidential nominee seems to have started already, but I want to caution you about jumping the gun. By that, I mean don’t glom onto the candidate flavor-of-the-month until you have vetted him or her properly.