Romney gets nasty in Nevada but Ron Paul prevails

For Ron Paul supporters there is good news coming out of Nevada but the price paid to win these victories has been brutal.  Here goes.  A report from people in the trenches. In Carson City, the vast numbers of Ron Paul supporters made no difference.  The chair ignored them.  The Carson City Caucus was soContinue reading “Romney gets nasty in Nevada but Ron Paul prevails”

The Ronulans are among us: How Ron Paul’s delegate strategy is actually working

On they come, marginalized by the media and ridiculed by the Republican establishment.  Their votes are often rejected at precinct caucuses, their voices ignored by temporary chairmen who flout their own rules and pretend that they have the votes for their prearranged delegate slates. On one occasion a crowd of onlookers shouts objections at thisContinue reading “The Ronulans are among us: How Ron Paul’s delegate strategy is actually working”

Back From the Dead: Mike Huckabee’s Super Tuesday Miracle

It’s a good morning in the Huckabee nation.   Written off by experts and urged by a drumbeat of pundits to drop out of the presidential race, Mike Huckabee surged to victories last night in Arkansas, West Virginia, Georgia, Tennessee and Alabama and came within one percentage point of taking Missouri and Oklahoma, as well. ForContinue reading “Back From the Dead: Mike Huckabee’s Super Tuesday Miracle”

Huck And Mitt? Joined at the Hip!

 Neither can win in November without the other.  The most interesting statistic to come out of the Nevada Primary tonight is the dismal 8% showing for Governor Mike Huckabee.  This shows what we all should have suspected that the Evangelical-Mormon estrangement cuts both ways.  And it sends a very clear message to both the RomneyContinue reading “Huck And Mitt? Joined at the Hip!”