Tribalism like Paul's thrives underground. Paul can stop the game when he doesn't like how it's going. Under scrutiny, though, he won't be able to walk away. It would a very small step toward a kind of truth and reconciliation that this country has never had.
To present a poll of people limited to those currently registered as Republicans as predictive implies a belief that on caucus day, there will not be a significant group of people there who are not now registered as Republicans. But no one outside of CNN believes this.
If you live in Iowa, please send a message to the president for the rest of us. We voted for change last time, apparently you didn't hear us. If you don't hear us soon, you might be the one that gets changed.
It should not be difficult for the New York Times editorial writers to treat Ron Paul as a profound and principled contributor to a much-needed national debate on the limits of federal power instead of attempting to marginalize his views beyond recognition.
For all of their years of claims that massive voter fraud is going on at the polling place, you'd think that when Republicans have a chance to run their own elections, they'd be sure to want it to be as "fraud"-free as possible.
It is time to turn America's chaotic primary system back into something that makes sense. It is time America produces an election process that brings out the best and most centrist candidates for the nation's highest office.
Since the start of the GOP presidential campaign, stalwart candidates have fallen away like hair from worn and weary follicles. Gone are Thad McCotter...
Should Iowans play kingmaker in selecting our president? I don't know the answer, but it's a good question.
"It could happen," said Iowa native Leonard Fetherball. "Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice, especially if it's from beyond the grave."
"When you're on a plane and it's going down, the last thing you should be concerned with is your seat location or the food selection," [Polk County Republican Chairman] McLaughlin said ... discussing the importance of candidates keeping the national debate focused squarely on the economy, as opposed to social issues such as same-sex marriage or abortion.