Republicans would prefer a candidate who can beat President Obama over one with whom they agree on ideology, according to a new Gallup poll. The poll finds that 50 percent of Republicans surveyed seek a candidate who “has the best chance” compared to 44 percent who “agree on the issues” with them. In a matter for the psychologists – and maybe some of my readers!
Well, NBC Today aired host Ann Curry’s interview with President Obama today. I predicted yesterday that she would go easy on him, and of course I was . . . wrong. Not too bad, Ann. Have a look. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy
President Obama made me very sad. He said during a fundraiser last night in Miami that it was over between him and people like me. If you’re looking for just a bunch of partisan rhetoric, I’m probably not your guy. And I thought, gosh, what will I do? I’m looking for a bunch of partisan rhetoric, but the president is above that sort of thing,
Republican candidates spent last night’s debate pummeling President Obama rather than defining the differences among themselves in what turned out to be a remarkably friendly affair. The candidates took aim at regulation, calling for the scaling back or elimination of environmental, labor, financial and health-care rules. Michele Bachmann and Mitt Romney came out winners, according to the Washington Post, Tim Pawlenty not so much. Bachmann used