Reading Mitt: The important differences between Romney, Gingrich and McCain

Reading Mitt: The important differences between Romney, Gingrich and McCain

Jeffrey T. Kuhner Conservatives are asking a reasonable question: Will a Mitt Romney candidacy turn into another debacle like Sen. John McCain’s in 2008? The Arizona maverick was said to be the most “electable” of the Republican nominees. Many GOP voters held their noses and supported Mr. McCain. Yet he was defeated — convincingly — […]

The one-bullet-point strategy to re-elect the president

The one-bullet-point strategy to re-elect the president

Jeffrey T. Kuhner The Democrats are settling on one major election strategy: Portray opposition to President Obama as a form of racism. In a nutshell, the liberal argument is that conservative dissent from Mr. Obama’s social democratic agenda — Obamacare, the nearly $1 trillion stimulus and Dodd-Frank — is driven not by the color of […]

The Gingrich temptation: Warning to the Tea Party

The Gingrich temptation: Warning to the Tea Party

Special to WorldTribune.com By Grace Vuoto The conservative movement is determined to defeat President Barack Obama in 2012 at any cost — even that of its most sacred principles. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is among the current crop of front-runners for the Republican nomination. This is largely due to support from the Tea Party. […]

Neither Barack nor Teddy, but more like Vladimir

Neither Barack nor Teddy, but more like Vladimir

Jeffrey T. Kuhner President Obama has been reborn as a populist. At a major speech this week in Kansas, Mr. Obama outlined the themes of his 2012 re-election campaign. He is a champion of the middle class, which he claims is under siege. Their enemies are big business, corporations and the rich. He chose Osawatomie […]