Ronald Reagan used to tout the 11th Commandment, “Thou shalt not speak ill of any fellow Rebublican.” Based on tea party hero Sarah Palin’s latest tweet, she may need to go back to learn that idea again.
Both political parties – Republicans and Democrats – are known for getting carelessly carried away with name calling when stakes and tensions are high in the political arena. Regardless, there is no excuse for the type of name-calling that has surfaced over the past week.
First, try to make Paul Ryan look inexperienced and un-Presidential and, two, hold the Romney/Ryan ticket accountable for their ever changing policies and focus on Mitt Romney as someone that cannot be trusted.
While the Republican National Convention in Tampa will be full of conservative heavyweights, one notable former GOP star will not have a speaking role at the convention.
The dust is still settling from Mitt Romney’s selection of Wisconsin Representative Paul Ryan as his running mate, but new polling from USA Today/Gallup is showing a tepid response from most Americans about Ryan’s selection.
As unpopular as the thought may be at this stage of the 2012 election process, having a female on the ticket may still be something America is not ready for.
Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has thrust South Florida Congressman Allen West into the middle of the Republican vice-presidential speculation.
The GOP can’t seem to figure out who it wants to head it’s ticket this fall, but they still have time to think about who should take the number 2 spot on the ticket. As of Monday, the top choice has a Florida address.
Newt Gingrich has been taking flak from all sides of the conservative movement as his campaign got stronger after South Carolina. But, he’s getting a helping hand from an unlikely source that never shies away from controversy.