Morning Joe: oh THAT Senator Ayotte

Has anyone noticed how obsessed Morning Joe has been with Senator Kelly Ayotte lately? It seems day doesn't go by when she isn't mentioned in connection to her vote on Manchin/Toomey. It's kind of funny because I seem to remember a short time ago when Morning Joe didn't know Kelly Ayotte existed. Morning Joe ignored … Continue reading Morning Joe: oh THAT Senator Ayotte

Supporting the NRA is BAD politically say Dems…except when it’s not

The media continues it's relentless push for Manchin/Toomey and their goal to punish those who would deny justice for victims political victory for Obama but as the Lonely Conservative notes via the Hill the political realities for the left appear to be slightly different: A political blog for the Argus Leader reported that DSCC officials … Continue reading Supporting the NRA is BAD politically say Dems…except when it’s not

Joe Scarborough vs Megan McArdle advantage McArdle

Lt Tom Keefer:  Three ships were lost in the Typhoon, you know. Barry Greenwald:  And 187 stayed afloat without the executive officer taking command. The Caine Mutiny 1954 For three months Morning Joe has been has been pushing Gun Control arguing to anyone who will listen how much this will cost the GOP in November. … Continue reading Joe Scarborough vs Megan McArdle advantage McArdle

Boston and shattering a MSM gun meme

Teach them properly, Major. Glory 1989 It's Monday so of course Morning Joe continues to rant about the gun bill, making the case to their niche audience that there is a connection to Boston. As tenuous as this idea is to anyone paying attention for the low info voter it might have played if Boston … Continue reading Boston and shattering a MSM gun meme

Manchin/Toomey Falls Winners & Losers

What a difference three days Makes Wasn't it just a few days ago that Toomey Manchin was destined to pass because it was a 90-10 issue? Apparently it wasn't as 90-10 as they thought: After much lobbying and fan fare, the Toomey-Manchin expanded background check amendment has failed. The amendment needed 60 votes to pass, … Continue reading Manchin/Toomey Falls Winners & Losers

It’s a Trap! Pat Toomey Ted Kennedy & Danegeld Edition

"...if there is one thing I've learned in politics, it's never turn your back on a crumb." Hubert Humphrey 1957 No matter what you think of Ted Kennedy his effectiveness as a senator can't be seriously questioned. The secret to his success was twofold. 1. Personality, Ted Kennedy could be very personable to his fellow … Continue reading It’s a Trap! Pat Toomey Ted Kennedy & Danegeld Edition