* “Not a record we should be proud of” is McCain’s comment on the massive bloat of government under Republican leadership over the past few years. * Brownback chimes in with a snoozer answer on how taxes are too high. * Asked about his decision to not sign a pledge that he won’t raise taxes […]
Category: Campaign 2008
…and the next issue is security. Talk about a hedge: Romney says the surge is “apparently” working. UPDATE: Wow…McCain takes a direct shot at Romney, repeating “the surge is working”, and “it’s not whether it’s apparently working or not…it’s whether we will set a date for withdrawl, which means surrender.” More: “I want our troops […]
More from Young’s Restaurant: A woman from Durham states that there should not be an amendment banning gay marriage. Brownback disagrees, eliciting more cheers but some boos from the debate hall. And now we’re off to the first commercial break.
Romney: 2 answers Giuliani: 2 answers McCain: 2 answers Brownback: 2 answers Hunter: 2 answers Tancredo, Huckabee, Paul: 1 answer The public: 2 questions out of about 7
FoxNews’ Carl Cameron is live at a local restaurant here in Durham. The first question- we’re still on the topic of amnesty 20 minutes in- is from a man who is complaining that a fence is not enough to keep illegal immigrants out. Giuliani answers by stating that we need a “tamper-proof” ID card for […]
That’s a free market solution!
This may be a Republican debate on FoxNews, but Chris Wallace is pulling no punches at the outset. So far, he’s asked three tough, personalized questions, first to Romney, then to Giuliani, and now to McCain. All three have shot back with solid answers- Huckabee is up now, though with a softer challenge.
The debate is on…the media room here is about halfway full, the sound is blaring, and the first question is about Fred Thompson. Thompson is getting earned media from the candidates without even needing to appear. Brownback just tried to land a punch on Thompson, but it was McCain’s remark (“maybe we’re up past [Thompson’s] […]
Back from a long blog vacation, I’m live from the Republican Presidential debate here in Durham, New Hampshire on the campus of the University of New Hampshire. With me in the media room two hours before the start of the debate is my friend Lance Dutson of Maine Web Report. We’ll be here all night, […]
A few comments on the latest political/blog scandal. First, some background. This time around, liberal blogger Amanda Marcotte, recently hired to run presidential candidate John Edwards’ campaign blog, is being criticized for a variety of blog posts she’s written at her personal site, Pandagon. As to be expected, liberal bloggers are rising to her defense, […]