The Other McCain

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CPAC: Turned Out Pete Ingemi Hadn’t Heard Of A ’10 Questions’ Interview

by Smitty Nobody interviews people like Pete, Da Tech Guy: nobody. So, if you can’t compete, enjoy a little revenge, as they say amidst the rubble in the Eastern Mediterranean. This is done in the style of The Chaser’s War on Everything, especially their 10 Questions. Here is my interview: Can the GOP capture the […]

Just Hit Da Tech Guy’s Tip Jar

Gratitude requires generosity and vice-versa. Having fallen drastically behind on my thank-you notes to tip-jar hitters, I am nevertheless grateful for the continued support, and when Pete Da Tech Guy rattled his tip jar, I immediately hit it. Given the circumstances of our friendship and his many acts of generosity toward me, Pete’s explanation of […]

Debating Gay Marriage With Cynthia Yockey On Da Tech Guy’s Radio Show

by Smitty I’ve been invited to debate my dear friend Cynthia Yockey of A Conservative Lesbian on Da Tech Guy’s show tomorrow afternoon, on 26 January 2013, from 2-3 PM EST, if the technical gremlins are smiling. My arguments will consist of pure, heated denunciation, in the style of that 18th century fire breather Jonathan […]

The Country’s Going Straight to Hell, But at Least We’ve Got a ‘Likeable’ President

Random adults: [M]ore than seven in 10 are dissatisfied with the current state of the economy, and just more than a third are either “very” or “fairly” confident in Obama’s ability to promote a strong and growing economy. And 60 percent believe the coming year will be a time to hold back and save because […]


CINCINNATI, Ohio Pete Da Tech guy disassembles a Quinnipiac Poll that has samples of D+7 in Florida and D+8 in both Florida and Ohio, so that while Mitt Romney handily wins independent voters in both states, he nonetheless trails Obama by 1 point in Florida, 2 points in Virginia and 5 points in Ohio. These […]

‘Media Credibility Day Is Coming’

When the Associated Press finally took notice of “surging” crowds at Romney-Ryan rallies, Da Tech Guy laughed — like me, he’s covered multiple Romney campaign events and had seen big, enthusiastic crowds all along. Now Sam Youngman of Reuters takes notice: Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is recovering ground in the critical swing state of Ohio as he rises […]

Cheryl Voted for Obama in 2008, But …

. . . this time in New Hampshire? Not so much: Governor Romney challenged each member of the crowd to speak to one Obama voter to convince them to change their minds this time around. The visuals were excellent and it seemed hard work of the volunteers paid off. My interviews after the event suggested […]

DaTechGuy Was With Mitt In Bow, NH

by Smitty Da Tech Guy brings you Fedora on the ground reporting from NH. The Romney event was solemn, beginning with the invocation:Lord rest the victims, strengthen the survivors, and point toward justice for the perpetrator. Mitt sounds truly Presidential here: In Florida, President Obama: “Even as we learn how this happened and who’s responsible, […]

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