The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

Herman Cain: The Third Koch Brother?

WASHINGTON, D.C. An accusation to which he’s proud to plead guilty: After a tough week of media scrutiny, Herman Cain retreated to friendly turf Friday with an address to a conference sponsored by Americans for Prosperity . . . Liberals have criticized Cain for his connection to the group, funded in part by Charles and […]


WASHINGTON, D.C. OK, maybe the NY Post-style headline slightly overstates Mitt Romney’s tough talk on China here at the “Defending the American Dream” summit. Instead the former Massachusetts governor promised that, as president, he would evaluate federal programs in terms of deficit spending financed by borrowing from China. “For each program we have in the […]

999 Ninth Street NW

“You’re very attractive,” says Erik Telford WASHINGTON, D.C. Here at the Renaissance Hotel — the address of which is the title of the post — I was working hard, trying to get an important story written, but my friends insisted on buying me beers and talking about Herman Cain. The Americans for Prosperity “Defending the […]

Complete Burn-Out Looms: Random Notes on the Road to the American Dream

“A top Iowa supporter of Herman Cain’s presidential campaign is blaming top Cain aide Mark Block for the campaign’s poor response to allegations that Cain sexually harassed at least two women in the 1990s. “Jeff Jorgenson, the chairman of the Pottawatamie County Republican Party, said Cain’s campaign has been caught off-guard and that Cain should […]

First Weekend In November:
Defending The American Dream Summit

by Smitty A few heads will be attending, among them are a few with whom I hope to score photos: Mark Levin, Radio Host Herman Cain, Businessman and GOP presidential hopeful Judge Andrew Napolitano, Fox News Senior Judicial Analyst Jonah Goldberg, New York Times best selling author Andrew Breitbart Conservative commentator and author Ken Cuccinelli […]