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Ross Douthat: Why Jeb Bush Might Lose

New York Times: IF you’re keeping score during the endless 2016 preseason, this was a pretty good week for Jeb Bush.

First, he watched Scott Walker, currently his main competitor for the Republican front-runner slot, stumble through another not-ready-for-prime-time moment, first hiring a well-liked young consultant named Liz Mair and then sacking her one day later because it turned out that she had tweeted intemperately about the sacred state of Iowa. 105 more words


"Cowering Before A Few Rotting Corn Stalks": Scott Walker, The Gutless Wonder Of The 2016 Presidential Race

Sometimes the most inside-baseball political stories tell you something essential about a presidential candidate. That’s what happened this week to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who apparently wants to win the Iowa caucuses so badly that he’s willing to torch his staff and his reputation to do it. 648 more words


PEGGY NOONAN: Both Parties Are Nervous About 2016

Wall Street Journal: Hillary is the only thing holding Democrats together, and Bushes always break the Republican Party.

The 2016 presidential campaign is here, pushed up prematurely by the Hillary Clinton email controversy. 67 more words


Obama Vows Retaliation Over Bibi’s Campaign Rhetoric + More - Daily Digest

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“All sober inquirers after truth … have declared that the happiness of man, as well as his dignity, consists in virtue.” –John Adams, Thoughts on Government, 1776… 2,970 more words


Walker campaign strategist resigns over tweets about Iowa

A communications strategist for presidential hopeful, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, is off his campaign staff after comments she tweeted about Iowa.

Liz Mair joined Walker’s campaign staff as an online communications strategist, according to an announcement made Monday, March 16, 2015.  143 more words