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Now We Know Why Mitt Romney Has Been Wildly Successful In Life

Barack Obama’s performance was not nearly as bad as Romney’s performance was good. Not good—terrific. I’m not talking about his politics and policies; I’m talking Romney’s remarkable presence. Here are the four principles of presence that Romney knocked out of the park. Command of the Facts When it came to facts—and to how those facts matter to the listeners—Mitt Romney seemed more prepared for the office of President than the President. Read more →

This Sums Up Everything I Believe Better Than I Ever Could

[caption id=“” align=“alignright” width=“463”] Buckley (right) and L. Brent Bozell Jr. promote their book McCarthy and His Enemies, 1954 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)[/caption] The Liberal Kirsten Powers (my favorite liberal at times) described the leftist media’s mania as “absolutely, utterly insane.” What triggered the maniacal insanity from MSNBC and The New York Times (among others) was Mitt Romney’s public dismay over the way Barack Obama’s State Department responded to terror attacks on US embassies in Egypt and Libya. Read more →

Is the Romney Campaign Serious About Winning?

Related articles The Romney Campaign today reminded me of the McCain Campaign of 2008. I’m pretty good at ignoring bogus, fraudulent polls like the one CNN released tonight. In that poll, CNN announced a massive 52-46 national lead for Obama. If true, the race would be all but over. CNN, of course, cooked the books on this one. Read more →

7 Warning Signs That Obama’s Imploding

Related articles Hurricane Isaac smiled on the Republicans in Tampa and delivered more misery to New Orleans and its surroundings. That was just one of the ominous signs that 2012 is shaping up to be a forgettable year for Democrats, especially for Barack Obama. Here’s seven more warning signs that Obama’s 6-year campaign is about to implode: Read more →

If We Don’t Flip Some Toss-Up States, Romney, Ryan, and the USA Are Screwed

Related articles Choosing Paul Ryan as his running mate was a great Romney move. Looking ahead, Romney sees movement conservatives working hard right up to the election—even if he or his advisors continues to say stupid things. That was necessary. SCROLL DOWN FOR TWO IMPORTANT EVENTS THIS WEEK But it wasn’t enough to win the election and unseat America’s first anti-American president. Read more →

Romney-Ryan Have a Vision They Can Talk About

Related articles Why did murder skyrocket in Chicago as soon as Rahm Emanuel became mayor? Why have Americans become nastier and meaner since Barack Obama became president? As Michael Dukakis told us, a fish rots from the head down. Obama surrounds himself with people who thrive on decay and death. Read more →

If the election were held today, there’d be a lot of crying and gnashing of teeth

Here’s a screen grab from RealClearPolitics.com’s presidential tracking poll: RCP aggregates dozens of polls to produce its RCP average. The method has been remarkably accurate, especially at the state level. **It’s time to focus on [preventing the unmitigated disaster of a second Obama term](https://hennessysview.com/2012/07/16/just-how-bad-would-a-second-obama-term-be).** In 112 days, Americans will vote on whether or not to continue our experiment in self-government. If the election were held today, that experiment would be aborted. Read more →

Mitt Romney Shut Down a Company Over a Young Woman

There are many stories about Mitt Romney’s evil-doings when he ran Bain Capital, a $1 billion company famous for buying troubled companies and making money off them. Some of the stories involve Bain laying off workers to make companies profitable, then selling them off. Some of the stories involve Bain and Romney chopping companies to bits and selling off the parts. This story is about Romney shutting down a thriving business over a woman. Read more →