The Other McCain

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Ken Cuccinelli Wins Virginia Debate

Speaking ex-officio in my role as The Decider, I declare Republican Ken Cuccinelli the winner of tonight’s gubernatorial debate in Fairfax. The main reason, of course, is that Cuccinelli is totally awesome, but there’s also the important fact that Terry McAuliffe sucks: McAuliffe has proposed all kinds of new spending, but can’t say how he […]

Another Sad Installment in the Series: ‘Why the Hell Is Chris Matthews on TV?’

Chris Matthews just said some crazyass shit on #MSNBC that’s gonna blow your mind when you see it. Got that clip, Media Research? — Robert Stacy McCain (@rsmccain) October 23, 2012 My usual habit after debates has been to switch to MSNBC and see what their reaction is. I know that the Fox News crew […]


UPDATE 11:09 p.m. ET: Well, I’ve got to write something longer than 140 characters for the American Spectator tomorrow, so I’ll leave you with this: BREAKING: Obama wins debate, according to Muslim Brotherhood focus group. — Robert Stacy McCain (@rsmccain) October 23, 2012 Watching #MSNBC: Chris Matthews isn’t giddy. That means, Romney won. — Robert […]

Romney Debates Crowley And Obama On Benghazi, Wins

by Smitty Benghazi was the pivotal moment in the town hall debate, in my opinion, and that of some others: “act of terror” is to Obama what “is” was to Clinton — Legal Insurrection (@LegInsurrection) October 17, 2012   Via BlueGrass pundit: What a sad, pathetic joke that Obama has to have a woman attempt […]

‘STAKE THROUGH HIS HEART': Your Official Town Hall Debate Thread

UPDATE 10:50 p.m. ET: Watching MSNBC so you don’t have to: Chris Matthews is wetting his pants in joy, gibbering like a meth freak on laughing gas. — Robert Stacy McCain (@rsmccain) October 17, 2012 Ed Schultz calls it a “stellar performance” for Obama. — Robert Stacy McCain (@rsmccain) October 17, 2012 @maddow “Best debate […]

Ross Perot Endorses Romney, New Polls Confirm Shift, Will #p2 Dems Panic Now?

Impt to note on our national poll- 75% of interviews conducted within 48 hrs of debate. Would encourage Dems to wait a week before PANIC — PublicPolicyPolling (@ppppolls) October 9, 2012 “Disaster is now coming at Democrats from multiple unexpected directions.” — Robert Stacy McCain, Oct. 11 A lot of news today, starting with this […]

Does This Explain Something?
UPDATE: What a Cover-Up Looks Like

Why is Obama still leading Mitt Romney in Ohio, but trailing in Florida? This puzzle might be explained by the early blitz of attack ads the Obama campaign laid down against Romney in Ohio back in May and June, which created a sort of “opinion deficit” that Romney has had to try to make up during the […]

VIDEO: Somebody’s Serious About Fiscal Discipline (Hint: It’s Not Joe Biden)

The Romney-Ryan campaign’s latest ad: “We can’t keep spending and borrowing like this. We can’t just keep spending money we don’t have. . . . Did they come in and inherit a tough situation? Absolutely. But we’re going in the wrong direction! Look at where we are. The economy is barely limping along. . . […]

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