Tag Archives: Jon Huntsman

Dead Blogging The New Hampshire Primary Results

Question, comments, bitter recriminations from 35,000 feet up (the hardworking staff fled to South Carolina early, remember?): • Who was that screaming meemie at Mitt Romney’s victory speech? • James Carville is a moron (for insisting on CNN that the … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion Rumpus Begin! (Extreme New Hampshire Edition)

Once around the New Hampshire airwaves, James, and don’t spare the horses. • Mitt Romney’s American Optimism   This is Mitt as good cop, doing the “I See An America” thing. Meanwhile, Romney’s bad cop, the Restore Our Future Super … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging The GOP New Hampshire Debate

(The Hardworking Staff Held iPadlocked, Day 4. No video, no links, no ITALICS. Free the Campaign Outsider One!) Let’s get right to the major results of last night’s Republican presidential primary debate in New Hampshire: 1) If you picked “jobs” … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion Rumpus Begin! (Huntsman’s Destiny Edition)

Headline on this week’s Peggy Noonan Wall Street Journal column: Gingrich Is Making Romney Better Next week’s headline: Huntsman Is Making Romney Battered That will largely be thanks to Our Destiny, a Super PAC backing GOP presidential afterthought Jon Huntsman … Continue reading

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GOP Social Studies

It’s not that retail politics is for losers in the Republican presidential primary race, but the candidates stumping hardest in Iowa and New Hampshire – Michele Bachmann, Jon Huntsman, Rick Santorum, Rick Perry – are generally polling lowest. (Exception that … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (@Jon2012girls Edition)

Those irrepressible Huntsman gals were in town yesterday, courtesy of the Boston Herald. Not surprisingly, the feisty local tabloid ran a nice feature about the shindig: Jon Huntsman’s gals: Mitt’s boys ‘play hard to get’ on Twitter In the battle for … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging The GOP Iowa Debate

The GOP presidential primary pluggers had at it again Saturday night in the ABC News/Des Moines Register debate in Iowa. The hardworking staff caught as much of it as we could, and here are some random observations (see video via this … Continue reading

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Rick Perry & Thrust (PAC Man Edition)

While most restrictions on independent advocacy groups have been stripped away by the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United decision, one has remained: that PACs, Super PACs, 501(c)4 organizations and etc. (primer here) cannot coordinate their advertising with a candidate’s ad … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion Rumpus Begin! (Huntsman Sort-Of-Super PAC Edition)

GOP nevergonnabe Jon Huntsman, who has tracked resolutely at up to 2% in the presidential primary polls, actually has a non-canine friend: Our Destiny PAC, which has just launched this ad in New Hampshire (via NH Journal/Politico):   Yikes. Maybe they … Continue reading

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NYT, WSJ Handicap The 2012 Election

Somebody please get the Wall Street Journal’s Dorothy Rabinowitz and the New York Times’s Nate Silver into the same room. In Wednesday’s Journal, Rabinowitz makes a compelling case for Newt Gingrich as a viable alternative to Mitt Romney in the … Continue reading

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