Tag Archives: Larry Sabato

Let the $2.6 Billion* Rumpus Begin! (Kids Klub Edition)

It is a truth universally acknowledged that the quality of any TV spot is in inverse proportion to the number of the advertiser’s children/grandchildren appearing in it. Regardless, today’s Politico Morning Score noted two campaign commercials featuring the candidate’s kids. Start … Continue reading

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Quote o’ the Day (Paul Ryan Edition)

Now that GOP Great White Hope Mitt Romney has tapped Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Hey, Privatize This), lots of folks are bookmarking Ryan (!) Lizza’s recent New Yorker profile of the Ayn Rand acolyte. But it’s also worth taking a … Continue reading

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It’s Good To LIve In A Two-Daily Town (Slow-Roasting Warren Edition)

The Boston Herald just will not take U.S. Senate wannabe Elizabeth Warren (D-I Ate At An Indian Restaurant Once) off the front burner (to Mixmaster my cooking metaphors). Today’s front page (via the Newseum): Recipe for disaster (or at least … Continue reading

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Super (Val) PAC: Handy Clip ‘n’ Save Guide

Third-party political groups are all the rage these days, thanks to the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United decision deregulating corporate election expenditures. Bottom line: Newly constituted Super PACs can collect as much money as they want from whomever they want … Continue reading

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Rick Perry, R.I.P.

The hardworking staff has three things to say about presidential hopeless Rick Perry (R-I Coulda Been a Contender): 1) Perry’s brain-freeze moment in the Michigan GOP debate will live forever in political memory. 2) Via the ubiquitous Larry Sabato: 3) … Continue reading

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Cainicide? Larry Sabato Says ‘Not So Fast’

While everyone else writes off Grand Old Partier Hormone Cain (R-My Place Or Mine?), Mr. Crystal Ball Larry Sabato reminds us of this in a Rasmussen Report commentary: The lesson of history is clear, as our quick-take chart shows: From 1976 to 2008, there … Continue reading

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