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Yes, Texas governor Rick "The Refrigerator" Perry has joined the race to see who can pander to the Tea Party the most. I've animated some of the actual audio from his announcement in South Carolina on Saturday.
The exclusion of Ron Paul from discussions of Republican front-runners is not a sign of the mainstream media's blindness, but rather of their competence in serving, finally, as an adequate filtering mechanism.
You don't still think CNN, Fox News and MSNBC, plus all the others with less familiar initials, are in the News Business, do you? They -- and all of commercial television -- are in the Advertising Business.
No one in the top 5 of the Ames Straw Poll has any real chance of leading a 2012 GOP ticket. Iowa is making itself irrelevant in the hard political choice department.
Minnesota Nice, a much admired tradition of civilized debate and discourse that characterized the North Star State's political system for much of the 20th century, died this week.
Walking amid the good folk and food booths and rides at the Iowa State Fair, it's hard to get a sense people are fixated on politics in the aftermath of the Republican debate and before the important straw vote in Ames.
What will tea party voters think when someone points out that Rick Perry was elected not once but three times as a Democrat, voted for what remains today the largest tax increase in modern Texas history, and even served as state chairman of Al Gore's first run for president?