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Ben Carson’s Political Support Proves Thin

Ben Carson’s supporters are touting a new 2016 presidential candidate poll by ORC International, saying that it shows that Ben Carson has “strong” support among Republican voters. What counts as a “strong” showing in the polls, according to pro-Carson activists?

The poll indicates that Ben Carson is the primary choice of just ten percent of […]

Ben Carson Presidential Campaign Limps Behind Even Mitt Romney’s

Earlier this autumn, Ben Carson tried to buy enthusiasm for the idea of his coming presidential campaign by paying for a documentary about what a great guy he is to be filmed and televised nationwide. Did this strategy work?

Ben Carson for President enthusiasts say it did, but reality says something a little different.

A […]

Mourdock And Romney Screw Up On Religion And Rape

Both Mitt Romney and Richard Mourdock have promoted literal belief in the existence of supernatural beings, who have particular political agendas, and suggested that the U.S. federal government form allegiances with these beings. That choice to mix their literalist religious belief into their political campaigns has led them into cruelty and nonsense. […]

Prince Mitt and Crown Regent Jeb: Down With the Monarchy!

“We are the party of the revolutionaries, they are the party of the monarchists!” — Republican Mitt Romney, son of Republican Governor George Romney and Republican Senate candidate Lenore Romney, standing next to Republican Jeb Bush, brother of former President George W. Bush, son of former President George H.W. Bush, grandson of Senator Prescott Bush.

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Election 2012 Prep: Romney Sells Two of His Houses

One lesson from the 2008 Elections: policy differences be damned; it just looks bad to be caught owning more houses than you can count. Is it an indication of his plans for 2012 that Mitt Romney is selling two of his four houses? I use the word “houses” in the loose sense: one of these […]