Archive | 17 March 2012

Ron Paul Supporters Disrupt MO Caucus Before Votes Cast

Stay classy, Paul supporters:

A caucus in the gymnasium at Francis Howell North High School in St. Peters was shut down after about a half hour of boisterous disputes, some of it over a caucus rule barring videotaping and other recording.

Supporters of presidential candidate Ron Paul repeatedly yelled objections to decisions made by caucus organizers.

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Santorum’s Strategy: Deny Romney A First Ballot Win

As is usual with the AP, they get a few things right and a few things wrong, but let’s take a quick look anyway.

Rick Santorum’s strategy for becoming the Republican presidential nominee comes down to this: prevent Mitt Romney from winning enough delegates to arrive at the GOP convention this summer with a mandate and persuade delegates to ignore election results in their states.

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Just something to brighten your St. Pat’s… a classic Irish song by three marvelous Irish singers (below the fold).

If you’re not Irish, just fake it for today.

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Conservatism And The Search For Heroes

Ever since Andrew Breitbart passed away, something’s been nagging at me. I may be wrong, but it seems to me that a lot of people on the right are desperately searching for a hero to save us:

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Santorum Beats Obama In Four Battleground States; Romney Trails Obama In Those States

Another blow to the Romney “electability” argument, from Rasmussen Reports:

Santorum leads the president 48% to 44% in the so-called Core Four states. Five percent (5%) prefer some other candidate in this matchup, and two percent (2%) are undecided. This marks a shift from last week, when the president was slightly ahead of Santorum.  (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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