Tag Archives: governor

What Constitutionalism Means

Soon after Texas governor Rick Perry announced his presidential campaign, a few websites, mostly liberal, compiled a list of the constitutional amendments he has at various times touted. He has spoken favorably about amendments to end the lifetime tenu…

Searching for a Republican Superman

Thomas Sowell, IBDOne of the problems in trying to select a leader for any large organization or institution is the tendency to start out looking for Superman, passing up many good people who fail to meet that standard, and eventually ending up settli…

Can Mitt Make the Sale?

Andrew Romano, NewsweekWhat is Mitt Romney? It is very hard to tell. Put him on a debate stage, and he can outshine the klieg lights. Last Thursday in Orlando, for instance, the former Massachusetts governor delivered his most dexterous performance of…

Missed Debating Moments on Romneycare

During this past week’s Fox News/Google Republican presidential debate, there were several “gotcha” moments. Most of them were at the expense of Gov. Rick Perry of Texas, who once again did not appear as the strongest debater and once…

Mary Bottari: Is Scott Walker John Doe?

Wisconsin has been riveted in recent days by reports that more of Governor Scott Walker’s top aides may be implicated in a secret "John Doe" investigation into potentially illegal campaign practices during Walker’s 2010 gubernatorial race.

Honeymoon Over for Front-Runner Perry

Beth Reinhard, Nat’l JournalQuestions? Call us at 800-207-8001Gov. Rick PerryBy Beth Reinhard and Rebecca KaplanORLANDO "" After 43 days as a presidential candidate, Rick Perry's honeymoon is officially over.His lame second-place fi…

Gingrich, 2nd-Tier Candidates Shine

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Andrea Tantaros, NY Daily NewsWhen viewers turned on their TV sets to watch the Fox News-Google GOP presidential debate on Thursday night, they expected to see an extended back-and-forth between Mitt Romney and Rick Perry that would cement their star …

Palin Waiting Game May Run Into October

Scott Conroy, RealClearPoliticsDecision day for Sarah Palin is coming next week. That is, of course, unless it isn't.Asked in July when she would decide whether to run for president, the former Alaska governor told Fox News' Sean Hannity, &a…