Daily Archives: September 23, 2011
Ron won; FOX took down the poll; then they put it up again; Ron wins again. You can vote. (Thanks to Travis Holte)
Thanks to Daniel McAdams for reminding me that Mencken defined democracy as the "worship of jackals by jackasses."
Total Talk times at the FOX-Google biasathon: Romney 12:09 Perry 11:10 Huntsman 07:41 Santorum 07:06 Cain 06:23 Bachmann 06:13 Gingrich 05:44 Paul 04:33 Johnson 04:10 % of Total Talk Time Romney 18.65% Perry 17.14% Huntsman 11.79% Santorum 10.90% Cain 9.80% Bachmann … Continue reading
Writes Frank Golubski: Just read Tom Woods' post "Bush Official: How Dare Ron Paul Distract the Drones." This made me think of something. I'm seeing in my mind's eye Ridley Scott's famous Apple Macintosh "1984" commercial. Except in my version, the drab, … Continue reading
I found it a biased, boring, and moronic affair, except for Ron's few secs. And except for Ron, it looked like a police line-up of high-end white-collar criminals. But now that I know that the neocon Pravda is freaking out, … Continue reading
As well he should; he does not yet drive policy, since the other Republicans are all statist liars. But this is huge progress, as Brent Budowski at The Hill notes. Bill is a Keynesian, and so does not agree with … Continue reading
It was an anti-Ron Paul disgrace. (Thanks to Eli Cryderman)
Ron Paul worried about Gary Johnson's reappearance in the debates? What nonsense. It helps to have another libertarian there, even if he is a Beltway-type, and Johnson deserves a place, in any event. Even in his bad ideas--such as the … Continue reading
Writes Steve Vance: "Jay Leno's monologue on Tuesday included a joke political ad for Ron Paul. This being NBC, you have to watch the first commercial, then you can skip ahead to 6:55." My own view of whether this victimless … Continue reading
Writes David Schatz: "The NYT manages to mention 8 of the 9 candidates on stage at the FOX-Google debate last night; guess who was left out?"