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TrumpWorld “is a mess.”

….”Total dysfunction, zero plan, bifurcated leadership, and a principal who is so unwilling to be staffed it makes it impossible to have any self respect, pride in your work or sense of accomplishment,” one veteran of many Republican campaigns told … Continue reading

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Jeb Bush Calls POLITICO “Trash”, Yet Used Them to Advance Ed Policy Agenda in 2011

Last evening POLITICO printed a story from Florida-based journalist Marc Caputo that staffers from Jeb Bush’s campaign were shopping their resumes. Several Jeb Bush campaign workers are already shopping their résumés with Florida political consultants as expectations mount inside his … Continue reading

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Trump Now Represents the Daily Kos Wing of the Republican Party

I left New York after living there for almost ten years for South Carolina in 1994. At an Episcopal church in Columbia, I cast my vote for Senator Bob Dole in 1996 who won the state easily, but lost to … Continue reading

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Sorry Chris Christie, Marco Rubio Not Always So Scripted

It’s fair to wonder what’s actually more scripted: Marco Rubio’s repeating talking points or Chris Christie’s canned attacks on Marco Rubio. No matter, Christie is sure to be gleeful over the assistance he’s getting from the partisan democrat media right … Continue reading

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Marco Rubio: “I’m Going to Say it Again”

From Jeremy Peters and Jonathan Martin in the New York Times: LONDONDERRY, N.H. — Senator Marco Rubio on Sunday confronted what may have been the most challenging moment of his presidential campaign as his rivals seized on images of him … Continue reading

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Chris Christie Goes Jerry Springer on Marco Rubio

A quick Google search of Chris Christie Confrontation Video generates 974,000 results. He’s good at it and he knows it. Christie telegraphed his verbal assault on Marco Rubio last night. He successfully baited Rubio into repeating himself three times with … Continue reading

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Rush Limbaugh Calls Rubio “a Full-Throated Conservative”

I guess the RINO label  can be unattached now from Marco Rubio. From Jesse Hill in TheHill: “Marco Rubio is no moderate, Republican centrist,” Limbaugh said. “I don’t see Marco Rubio as anything other than a legitimate, full-throated conservative.” “Nobody’s … Continue reading

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Will Trump’s Media Blitz Be Enough in Iowa?

Howard Kurtz of FOX News is reporting that Donald Trump is finally planning a television ad buy in the run-up to the February 1st Iowa Caucus: When Donald Trump and his team were planning his presidential campaign, they drew up … Continue reading

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How Trump Bullies Free Media Coverage

From AP reporter Jill Colvin in the Fredricksburg Freelance Star Trump routinely orders news camera operators to pan the crowds at his rallies to show how large the gatherings are—and then chastises them, with disgust, when they fail to obey. … Continue reading

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Has Jeb Bush Used Money From His Education Foundation to Pay for His Presidential Bid?

Writes Beth Reinhard for the Wall Street Journal: The educational foundation founded by former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush paid about $3 million in 2013 and 2014 to a public affairs firm headed by a top political adviser, Mike Murphy. Mr. … Continue reading

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