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“If this is what the conservative movement has become, then count me out”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 27, 2012 at 2:17pm 1/27/2012 at 2:17pm

I finaly have an embedable version of Mark Levin’s comments yesterday about the attacks on Newt.

It is a sad commentary on the damage people have done in the name of electing Mitt Romney. Add it to...

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Nancy Reagan 1995: Ronnie turned that torch over to Newt

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at 9:50pm 1/25/2012 at 9:50pm

There is something truly obscene about the full blown assault on Newt Gingrich’s strong Reagan conservative history from and on behalf of Mitt Romney, who unabashedly ran away from the Reagan legacy and conservative principles in his 1994 Senate campaign and 2002 gubernatorial campaign. Truly obscene.

The latest iteration comes from Elliott...

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Newt-Goldwater 1976

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 5:09pm 1/18/2012 at 5:09pm

Amazingly, while Barack Obama’s college, law school, and State Senate records are sealed in a vault to which there is no key, The Wall Street Journal has uncovered Newt’s employment records from the 1970s when he was teaching history and then geography...

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Romney Inevitability Tweet of the Day

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 12:08pm 1/18/2012 at 12:08pm

We’re still at Kübler-Ross Stage 4.

From Laura Ingraham:

 
 
 

Reuters discovers Operation Counterweight

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 12, 2012 at 12:04pm 1/12/2012 at 12:04pm

Operation Counterweight commenced on June 10, 2011:

Why do I have this feeling that the back-stabbing and petty politics of the Republican insiders are going to leave me completely unexcited about the presidential campaign, and more focused on electing conservatives to Congress as a counterweight to the (hoped...

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Pro-Romney bloggers’ attacks on Newt in one unfinished sentence

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 2, 2011 at 12:30pm 12/2/2011 at 12:30pm

From NRO to The Washington Examiner to the Romneyquest WaPo blogger, Newt’s record is being picked over and criticized by Romney supporters as not sufficiently or consistently conservative.

I’ll save you the trouble of reading the critiques, as they can be summarized in one sentence the critics never seem to finish:

You can’t vote...

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Jump, David, Jump

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 27, 2011 at 10:48am 11/27/2011 at 10:48am

The only reason, the only reason, the only reason anyone pays any attention to David Frum is that he is the mainstream media’s “useful conservative,” someone who screams about the crazy Republican Party and Tea Party movement.

He is worse than a carnival barker, because a carnival barker does not gain attention...

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Smothering Reagan

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 6, 2011 at 10:11am 11/6/2011 at 10:11am

William Kristol writes:

For every American conservative, not once but whenever he wants it, it’s always the evening of November 4, 1980, the instant when we knew Ronald Reagan, the man who gave the speech in the lost cause of 1964, leader of the movement since 1966, derided...

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‘This was once a serious country’ – amended

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 4, 2011 at 9:25am 11/4/2011 at 9:25am

From an op-ed in The Washington Times by Wesley Pruden, Herman Cain and innuendos:

This was once a serious country with serious newspapers, back in the day when they were edited by serious editors and a man had the right to confront an accuser before she was allowed to destroy his reputation,...

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Embarrassed and disgusted

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 11:13pm 11/2/2011 at 11:13pm

by the behavior of numerous “conservatives” and “libertarians” on Twitter dancing on Herman Cain’s (presumed) political grave.

Let’s sum up the “facts” as they are known right now.  Mostly unnamed people accused Herman Cain of unspecified conduct which some people who will not specify the people or the conduct have deemed “inappropriate.”  And...

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How can I support a candidate when I can’t stand other supporters of the candidate?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 6, 2011 at 2:39pm 10/6/2011 at 2:39pm

It’s the age-old question.

And it is not a theoretical question, as you know from recent experience here, because if I followed that line of thinking religiously, multiple remaining candidates would be crossed off my list.

For example, David Frum is supporting Mitt Romney.

But Frum has spent the past three years drumming up...

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“… like Thomas Paine and other deep thinkers from before the revolutionary war…”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at 9:32pm 9/20/2011 at 9:32pm

I was pleased to meet a long time reader at my Tea Party presentation at the Cornell Club on Monday night, and even more pleased to get this e-mail afterwards:

Professor Jacobson,

It was a pleasure...

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Can The Daily Caller survive?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at 5:11pm 9/20/2011 at 5:11pm

I haven’t posted about the Twitter and blog war which broke out over a clip of Mike Tyson trash talking Sarah Palin in very explicit and violent sexual ways, although I did spotlight Dan Riehl’s post about it as Post of the Day.

The controversy is not that a convicted rapist would...

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Why are there homeless people in San Francisco?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 18, 2011 at 11:03am 7/18/2011 at 11:03am

As you know, I’m visiting here.  And one thing I’ve noticed is that there are quite a few homeless people.

Why are the people of San Francisco so heartless?  They must all be Tea Party supporters.

Why don’t the politicians here care about the poor?  They must be Republicans.

How can citizens just walk by without helping? ...

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Does Being A Conservative Now Require That We Join In Sexualized Mocking of Conservative Women?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 14, 2011 at 4:24pm 3/14/2011 at 4:24pm

I expect cheap shots at Sarah Palin from Politico.  It’s why Politico’s news operation has lost much of its credibility with me.  Witness the photo Politico decided to run accompanying a hit piece on Palin — not exactly subtle editorializing of what barely purports to be a news story.

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Go to Gaza, Mr. Robinson, Then Lecture Conservatives About Freedom

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 27, 2011 at 9:01am 2/27/2011 at 9:01am

In the aftermath of the overthrow of the Mubarak regime in Egypt, Eugene Robinson of The Washington Post penned a meme which has become common among the mainstream media and left-blogosphere, that The GOP loves freedom, but not for Egypt:

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Stop The Freedom Lovers, Now

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 6:24pm 2/24/2011 at 6:24pm

Well worth the read, Doug Mataconis:

We Must Stop Those Evil Koch Brothers From Helping Expand Individual Liberty.

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