The Other McCain

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

On Supporting Long-Shot Candidates

by Smitty I’ve not the slightest misgiving about supporting my local candidate, Col. Patrick Murray (USA-Ret), against Jim Moran, who enjoyed one of the more comfortable margins yesterday evening. Murray is an exemplary American. One might say otherwise of Jim Moran. If you’re not in the game, your loss is self-fulfilling. It was genuinely fun. […]

California Workers Laid Off and Their Jobs Shipped to China by Greedy Republican Democrat Jane Harman?

Yeah, this could kind of wreck the class-warfare rhetoric Democrats usually roll out in their election campaigns: California Democrat Rep. Jane Harman’s family business is laying off American workers – including engineering employees in California — and shifting jobs overseas. A letter from the human resources director of one Harman company, obtained exclusively by The […]

Could Mattie Fein Become California’s Christine O’Donnell?

I don’t know if Mattie Fein ever dabbled in witchcraft, but she is certainly tired of being dissed by the same Republican establishment types who are running down the Delaware GOP Senate candidate: Karl Rove’s now-infamous disparagement of Christine O’Donnell has provoked one Republican congressional candidate to go public with her criticisms of GOP leadership. Mattie Fein, […]

Fein to GOP Old Guard: WAKE UP!

Guest Op-Ed by MATTIE FEIN Republican nominee for California’s 36th District Karl Rove’s recent rant on Christine O’Donnell’s Senatorial primary win proves the Old Guard of the GOP needs to wake up. Voters in 2010 are not being swayed by the anointment of the Good Ol’ Boys in the GOP’s picks to run for office. […]

Ladd Ehlinger WSJ Making-Of Clip

by Smitty Ladd Ehlinger tweets that the WSJ has finally posted the behind-the-scenes look at the filming of his now-viral Jane Harman ad: It appears that, for reasons of good taste, the Stacy McCain covered-in-pudding moment was edited out, leading to outbursts of hate in the Haight. Go, Mattie Fein! Also, watch carefully, as John […]

Moe Lane Interviews Mattie Fein

At Red State:

VIDEO: Democrat Jane Harman Admits, ‘Ahmadinejad Was . . . My Boyfriend!’

Profiting from the sale of dual-use technology to Iran? Rep. Jane Harman (D-Transylvania) might have gotten away with this monstrous scheme, had it not been for Young Mattie Fein: You knew when Ladd Ehlinger Jr. went to Hollywood, he’d produce something brilliant. Here’s the script: FRAU HARMAN: Ahmadinejad! Ahmadinejad! We have done it! I’m going to set […]