The Other McCain

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


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 […]

VIDEO: Romney Touts Bipartisanship in Positive New Campaign Ad

Very simple — a clip from the second debate: This ad should scare the daylights out of Democrats: For Romney to be running a positive ad this late in the campaign is a gesture of confidence. And it is likewise a gesture of confidence for Romney to be making this kind of appeal to bipartisanship, […]

GALLUP: ROMNEY 52, OBAMA 45 — Let the Great 2012 Liberal Freak-Out Begin!

They convinced themselves that Obama “won” Tuesday’s debate, but Romney actually gains in the first Gallup national tracking poll with post-debate reaction? Oh, boy. UPDATE: Ace explains what happened:  The debate was not a victory for Obama. It was a confirmation of Romney’s acceptability, plausibility, and fitness for office. Yesterday, Sully admitted he had been “on […]

Military Endorsements Aren’t Decisive. That Said: WOW!

by Smitty In deference to #OccupyResoluteDesk, he has half a dozen military endorsements: Name Note Wesley Clark, four star General (Ret), former Supreme Allied Commander Europe of NATO, 2004 presidential candidate Tool. Richard Danzig, former Secretary of the Navy Not a proper veteran, but we can’t get to ‘half a dozen’ without some sort of […]

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 […]

The Most Important Voter in America

A lot of people laughed at this news last week, but if only she lived in a swing state, Lindsay Lohan would be the perfect example of why Barack Obama’s on the verge of losing this election: Lohan is a low information voter convinced that (a) employment is really important, (b) thinks that employment is not […]

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 […]

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