Ross Douthat: "Our Reckless Meritocracy"
Glenn Reynolds: "Occupy Wall Street gets the ink, Tea Party gets the voters"Read more
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney told a crowd of conservative activists Friday afternoon at the Americans for Prosperity’s Defending the American Dream summit in Washington that his goal is to “make government simpler, smaller, and smarter.”Read more
What to make of this whole Politico-Cain dustup?Read more
In two television interviews taped for Monday evening, Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain denied any wrongdoing as he tried to clarify his story about the allegations he was accused of sexual harassment while serving as president and CEO of the National Restaurant Association in the late 1990s. In these interviews, Cain was more forthcoming yet still vague about the details surrounding the allegations than he and his campaign had previously been since the story broke Sunday evening.Read more
New York Daily News: "At Occupy Wall Street central, a rift is growing between east and west sides of the plaza"
Byron York: "Cain details gesture that led to sex charge"Read more
Politics being what it is, I suppose it is no surprise that Herman Cain’s rivals for the Republican nomination should heap scorn on his 9-9-9 tax reform plan. I have no massive computer model that can tell me whether Cain’s proposal would generate enough revenue to be part of any plan to bring the deficit under control. But I do know this: The objections so far raised are more than a little odd for candidates vying for the support of conservatives.Read more
On Martin Bashir's television program this afternoon, Democratic strategist and MSNBC analyst Karen Finney said that Republicans are supporting Herman Cain because of his race:Read more
The latest Rasmussen poll of likely voters shows that, over the past week, the gap between President Obama and Herman Cain has swung 8 points in Obama’s favor. In a poll released shortly before the last Republican presidential debate, Rasmussen showed Cain leading Obama by 2 percentage points in a head-to-head matchup (43 to 41 percent). This week’s poll, taken after thRead more
Herman Cain is coming off perhaps his worst week as a presidential candidate. Last Tuesday, he said that he could see himself potentially negotiating with terrorists and releasing several hundred prisoners at Guantanamo Bay in exchange for the release of one American soldier. That same night, in the most recent Republican presidential debate, he didn’t defend his 9-9-9 plan very effectively, failing to highlight the taxes that Americans would no longer have to pay under his plan.Read more
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