Robert Reich is a professor, a former cabinet secretary, and a best selling author. Creds like that would make you think he’s got it together, but this may be one of the dumbest things ever said by a smart person.
News that Robin Williams committed suicide has left a huge number of people in a state of shock. Celebrity deaths tend to hit fans hard, but I simply cannot recall the loss of a public figure that has had such a profound impact on nearly everyone. One report even noted members of ISIS taking a break
If you really want to know what it’s like to have a child, skip the dog and adopt a frat brother.
I guess you’ve got to hang your hope on something. When your best argument is “sure, all the poll numbers suck, we’ve got weak candidates and a LOT of seats to hold”, I guess you go with the party affiliation gap. Unfortunately for James Carville, the “it’s settled science, people” nonsense doesn’t fly.
Mother Jones wrote up a piece with the 8 best lines from her dissent in Burwell. Here they are with the obvious refutation that Ginsburg chose to ignore in favor of her liberal ideology.
Lefty outlet Think Progress, contrary to the left’s long established efforts to roll back religious protection, wants you to know the Hobby Lobby decision is actually a blow against religion.
So the GOP has released what seems to be their first big digital effort, and it appears to be as misguided as ever, completely misses the lessons apparently not well learned from 2012, and chooses to shrink, rather than grow the tent by doubling down on religious issues.
As a communications and political messaging professional, it pains me to watch ANYONE screwing themselves with a misguided and poorly advised campaign. So I would like to offer some admittedly unsolicited advice.
Following up on my earlier post about the role of the NRSC and NRCC, here is their candidate support function as explained through code.
In GOP circles, there is a lot of chatter about the role of the National Republican Senatorial Campaign Committee and the role they did or didn’t play in last night’s Mississippi runoff. Most of the complaints are that they got involved in the primary at all. But most seem to fundamentally misunderstand what the NRSC and