The genius of the rally lay, appropriately enough, in its sheer audacity. West Michigan is solid GOP right-wing evangelical country and the Van Andel Arena is it's temple. How would Obama fare in lions' den?
The Hilla-Me Clinton for president campaign has turned me off. I believed Bill was going to work for the little people. But Hillary? "I will do this for you." "I will do that." Doesn't work so well like that.
This weekend, as Clinton defended her gas tax proposal against what she described as the "elite opinion" of professional economists, I, like so many others, had to ask the obvious question: Since when does a Clinton get off as such a populist?
Barack Obama has only one enemy left standing and it's not Hillary Clinton. It's time itself. All the evidence is in: the more that voters are exposed to Obama, the more they flock to him. The more they see Hillary Clinton, the more stagnant her numbers.