I can’t think of anything less democratic in recent U.S. history than the EM law.
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“Now, CHRISTIE! now, PALIN! now, RYAN and PORTMAN! On, BACHMANN! on AKIN! out, DINGELL and WAXMAN! To the top of the House! To the top of the Hall! Now tax away! tax away! tax away all!”
Twas the evening before Romney and all through the house, Not a Democrat was stirring not even a mouse. The donations were hung, with Paul Ryan with care, with hopes of St. Eastwood, soon would be there. The Paulites were there, all snug in their beds, With visions of Gold Standards dancing in their head. … Continue Reading →
Rep. Thaddeus McCotter is going to run as a write-in. In a redistricted-for-GOP 11th, you’d think this was a good idea. They cherry-picked conservative towns and threw them into the tidy-bowl swirl that surrounds the North Woodward corridor. From Birmingham to Troy, there are 3 Congressional districts within a mile of each other. All drawn … Continue Reading →
A rather striking number to note from the primary last night. While former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum splits (exactly) 15 delegates with former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, the news story and press releases for “winning Michigan” come from one single place. Oakland County. Across the state, the Mitt/Rick vote was 409,120 to 377,144, for a … Continue Reading →
Just like former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum with El Paso County in Colorado, a single county is making up the margin of victory, and likely, the state race. While it’s too close to call, here’s something to take a look at. With 51% of the precincts reporting, Mitt Romney owns a 20,410 vote lead (per … Continue Reading →