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This Was Going to Be an Awesome Column about the Debate (But the Altitude Kicked My Butt)

Last week I sent Mitt a note encouraging him not to morph into a McCain-like wuss during the debate. I think he got my email because he Buford Pussered Obama. It was embarrassing. The president looked defeated–head down, busted. The greatest joy I had the night of the debate didn’t come from watching the erudite […]

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Suddenly, liberal media’s line is “Debates Don’t Matter.”

      I was only half kidding when I tweeted last night during the first presidential debate: Suddenly the liberal media line is that these debates don’t really matter. “What matters is what we say matters.” — Joel Johannesen (@JoelJohannesen) October 4, 2012 [] But lo and behold, today, this: …And they were serious. […]

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On Taxes, Obama and Romney Obfuscate

Democrats are fond of saying that Republicans rely too heavily on tax cuts in their economic proposals. In reality, Mitt Romney’s tax plan is not only tepid and incomplete, but he has neglected to expose the true destructiveness of Democratic policies. Absent an effective Republican rejoinder, President Barack Obama gleefully mocks GOP tax prescriptions, including […]

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Paul Ryan

Paul Ryan speaks conservative, in bold colors. We like him.

I’ve spoken highly of Paul Ryan for ages. It’s easy. He speaks his message of good conservative values in strong, bold colors. He’s smart. He knows his stuff. So obviously we like Paul Ryan as Mitt Romney’s VP pick. Paul Ryan has always been one of my favorites as a choice for Romney’s or anybody’s […]

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Young Voters: Obama’s a Cool President, and You’re a Broke Clod Living with Mommy

Obama appeared on Jimmy Fallon’s show this past week and did a slow jam with Fallon and his house band—a brilliant move by the Entertainer-in-Chief. I thought it was both funny and smart. From a comedy perspective, it was well-written and well-performed by Obama, Fallon and The Roots. In terms of cleverness, it was shrewd […]

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Romney Doing the Job the Republican Establishment Won’t Do

The actual Republican Establishment –- political consultants, The Wall Street Journal, corporate America, former Bush advisers and television pundits — are exhorting Mitt Romney to flip-flop on his very non-Establishment position on illegal immigration. Both as governor of Massachusetts and as a presidential candidate, Romney has supported a fence on the border, E-Verify to ensure […]

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