Like all things Romney, the choice of Paul Ryan as his vice presidential pick is thoroughly calculated and entirely dull. They need to shift away from policy and engage in a serious charm offensive if they want to take the White House in 2012.
If I were in the White House, given the overall situation and the extraordinary security lapses of this first state dinner, I would be sending some folks to guard snow plows in Antarctica this weekend.
Five minutes into yesterday's Oprah extravaganza with Sarah Palin, I messaged Steve Schmidt, John McCain's presidential campaign manager: "So how did you know Bristol was pregnant before it was announced?"
Amid the uproar over President Obama's grand scheme to use subliminal brainwashing to indoctrinate America's schoolchildren into his cult of personality, Republicans today demanded equal access to young minds so they could counterbalance the president's dangerous message.
The "Manchurian Candidate" fantasy is alive and well in Republican ranks. And is it a long-term problem that they are largely opposed to the first black president and first brown Supreme Court justice?...You bet.