Tag Archives: Republican National Committee

Is ‘Trump TV’ Really All That Different From ‘Obama TV’?

There’s been a fair amount of pearl clutching the past few days over the “Real News” videos that TrumpWorld has just started cranking out. The debut edition appeared on Donald Trump’s Facebook page last week and featured First (or Second) Daughter-in-Law … Continue reading

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Donald Trump Is the Uber of American Politics

Let’s begin with the obvious about the 2016 U.S. presidential election: Given that they were the two most-disliked American presidential candidates in polling history, Hillary Clinton was the only opponent Donald Trump could possibly have beaten, and Donald Trump was … Continue reading

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Ads ‘n’ Ends From the Campaign Trail

Itemizing some deductions from the 2016 presidential race. Item: Local TV Stations Love All White House Wannabes Nobody profits from a presidential race more than the broadcast and cable outlets in the early primary states. From Bloomberg Politics: Local TV … Continue reading

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Carly to NYT: Drop Dead

It all started when the New York Times’s Mr. Dealbook, Andrew Ross Sorkin, wrote this knee-buckling takedown last week of Carly Fiorina’s tenure at Hewlett-Packard. Representative sample: [I]t is curious to those of us who have reported on her business career that there … Continue reading

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Let The Whatever-Billion-Dollar Rumpus Begin! (Super ValPAC Edition)

The post-Labor Day political ad blitz is now officially underway, with Super PACs and political party groups taking the lead (but with the presidential candidates not far behind). A sampling from the current crop: • Gary Bauer: Obama Agenda Is … Continue reading

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The Hardworking Staff Gets A Letter From Mitt Romney

From our Fan Mail from Some Flounder(ing Campaigns) desk Yesterday it was the Missus who received a money-grubbing letter from Ann Romney (via the Republican National Committee). Today it’s the hardworking staff receiving a money-grubbing letter from Mitt Romney (via … Continue reading

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A Chart Is Worth A Thousand Words

Trouble in Democratic FundraisingLand, via the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times. First, the Journal: Super PAC Money Stalled Despite Obama Greenlight After Bill Burton failed to win the job of White House press secretary last year, he … Continue reading

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Obamas Go Fundraising, After A Fashion

The latest style among the Grand Old Pruneface set is bashing Barack Obama’s air-kissy connection to the New York fashion industry. Start with this item in yesterday’s Politico Morning Score: OUT THIS MORNING – RNC WEB VIDEO HITS OBAMA FOR … Continue reading

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Grand Old Party Animals

The Michael Steele wing of the Republican Party has opened up a family-size can of worms. Via the New York Times The Caucus blog: R.N.C. Dismisses Aide Over Outing to Club A Republican Party spokesman said Monday evening that a … Continue reading

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