By Dave Andrusko As I mentioned earlier today, on Fridays we usually run two stories about the 2012 presidential contest. The first (“An Update on a ridiculously flawed Pew Poll”) pointed out how at least one publication that had uncritically reported a deeply biased poll now sort of grasped that sampling 32% Democrats but only …Continue reading "Defying History and the 2012 Election"
By Dave Andrusko I hail from Minnesota and spent my first 35 years there. If I know anything about the politics of the state (of which I was thoroughly enmeshed for a decade), it’s that you simply never know what state voters will do. When it comes to races for governor and (often) for Senate, …Continue reading "Another state “in play?” Plus, increasingly, electorate blames Obama for the weak economy"
By Dave Andrusko By now you all know that the House of Representatives voted today to repeal ObamaCare by a vote of 244-185. That repeal was strongly supported by National Right to Life. It was the first House vote on repeal since the United States Supreme Court upheld virtually all of the law, known formally …Continue reading "Developments that are shaping the contours of the 2012 Presidential race"
By Dave Andrusko Last night it was House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) and Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ). Today the audience at the second general session—“2010 was just the start…in 2012 we take America back!”—was privileged to hear from Rep. Trent Franks (R-Az.), Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), and listen to a powerful video from pro-life …Continue reading "130 days until November elections: Make sure every day counts"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. There is still time to register for the National Right to Life convention June 28-30 and to reserve a hotel room at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, Virginia. Just go to www.nrlconvention.org. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Last week NRL News Today paid a lot of attention to the reams of bad …Continue reading "What the results of a Colorado focus group suggests about the 2012 presidential campaign"
By Dave Andrusko In the era of 24/7 news coverage, we may have already come to the conclusion of the media-driven “Obama’s re-election is inevitable” boomlet. The Washington Post reported Monday that the President’s job approval ratings have take a hit in the latest Washington Post/ABC News poll. According to Dan Balz and Jon Cohen …Continue reading "Obama’s Weaknesses on Display in Latest Polling"
By Dave Andrusko Just as you can never know day to day exactly how the sun’s gravitation pull will affect earth’s tides, it’s almost impossible to precisely understand what it is that yanks some otherwise perceptive political observers into making the most preposterous statements. I can understand, although completely disagree, with those who (with eight …Continue reading "Looking at the Election Eight Months Out"
By Dave Andrusko Twenty-four hours out from the Michigan and Arizona GOP primaries, we have this National Right to Life News Today article to help put the presidential contest in perspective. Remember when Democrats insisted that there might be a lapse between passing ObamaCare and when the public’s opposition would turn to support but not …Continue reading "ObamaCare a Huge Negative for Obama in Swing States"
By Karen Cross On ABC’s “The View” today, while discussing the Texas sonogram law, Barbara Walters inaccurately stated, “First of all, it is interesting in every primary the subject of abortion comes up and it is always so controversial and so divisive and yet in the actual election, it plays a very small part. I …Continue reading "A Different View than “The View”"
By Dave Andrusko Either their bad consciences have stricken them or they awakened to a self-evident truth, but all of a sudden we are reading stories that remind us that President Barack Obama is about to engage in the same kind of campaign he’s utilized in the past: “Go negative, stay clean,” as the headline …Continue reading "Obama to conduct “slash and burn” re-election campaign"