Catawa is my favorite bleeding heart liberal.
There should be Instant Runoff Voting
For those who didn't have a chance to see Jon Huntsman's speech, a transcript is now available. It can be found at:
Jon Huntsman Announces 2012 GOP presidential primary bid. Transcript - Lynn Sweet
It's anything another candidate on the Republican dung heap. That just shows how bad things are. Obama is deplorable. The Republicans are tripping over each other to run for an opportunity to beat Obama. As bad as Obama is there is no GOP statesman who can galvanize the GOP let alone beat a version of Bush Lite. The GOP steps up to the challenge with a field of "also rans". I'm definitely not voting for any presidential candidate from either version of the Corpgov.
"When Faith preaches Hate, Blessed are the Doubters." - Amin Maalouf
I read the transcript. It's an okay speech, lots of cliches, not much on policy, and a few curious lines, like
Really? How many of us figured that out without being elected governor?I learned something very important as Governor. For most American families, there is nothing more important than a job.
Veni. Vidi. Vici.
-Gaius Julius Caesar
The Only Thing to Fear is Fear Itself.
-Franklin Delano Roosevelt
“Real environmentalists live in cities, and they visit what's left of the wilderness as gently and respectfully as possible.” — Donna Moulton, letter to the editor, Tucson Weekly, published on August 23, 2001
He's far out of McCain's league - superior in many ways. On the conservative side, I like him.
I don't like anyone else yet.
A screaming comes across the sky.
It has happened before, but there is nothing to compare it to now.Pynchon - Gravity's Rainbow