PPP NATIONAL POLL: Palin and Romney tied; Palin more favorable

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PPP did a national survey of likely GOP primary voters showing that Sarah Palin and Mitt Romney are tied for first: What’s even more facinating to me is are the favorability numbers which are broken down by age group: Palin is not only ahead of Romney overall, but her favorability among young voters (18-29) crushes Romney’s.  All of this reaffirms …

Sarah Palin takes the wind out of Mitt Romney’s announcement

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Well, actually Mitt Romney took the wind out of his own announcement when he signed RomneyCare into law.  But here you go from NBC: In remarks made at Bunker Hill in Massachusetts – of all places – Sarah Palin fired a shot at Mitt Romney over the health-care mandate that Romney signed into law in the state in 2006. The …

Anthony Weiner: “It might be mine.” Michelle Tanner responds.

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Mild content warning in the video From the Wall Street Journal: Rep. Anthony Weiner, embroiled in a bizarre controversy over a lewd photo of a man’s crotch sent to a young woman from his Twitter account, said Wednesday it’s possible the photo is of him – though he insisted he didn’t send it. We caught up with Full House’s Michelle …

POLICE STATE: Baltimore cops detain student for taking pictures of trains

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[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_iMr76atjUA&version=3] The officers specifically cite the Patriot Act when detaining Christopher Fussell.  As invasive as the Patriot Act already is, it says no such thing.  As if the Patriot act weren’t already bad enough, now American citizens have to deal with cops using it as a blanket cover to do anything they want. 

By the Numbers: Why Sarah Palin can win

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I keep hearing about Sarah Palin’s terrible numbers and how her chances of winning the nomination/election are nonexistent.  Even last night, Bill O’reilly and Charles Krauthammer were dumping on her. But then today, I noticed a strange thing in today’s PPP poll from Iowa: her favorability there is higher than any other Republican candidate, and her unfavorable is actually lower …

Weiner: I don’t know for sure if that’s my weiner. (giggles)

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Ladies and gentlemen, what we have here is pure comedy.  [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QedBjFjZcQw&version=3] Interviewer: That’s not a picture of you? Weiner: I can’t say with certitude. My system was hacked. Pictures can be manipulated. Pictures can be dropped in and inserted. It just keeps getting better. UPDATE: Please read this more recent post on Rep Weiner.

PPP Numbers for Iowa: Romney leads, Cain/Palin tied for second

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From PPP: There’s been a lot of speculation that the Republican race could eventually come down to Romney and a single more conservative alternative. Although this will likely not be the case when the voting in Iowa happens we tested several head to head match ups between Romney and other GOP contenders to see how they would come out. Pawlenty …

Palin headed to South Carolina

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From RCP: Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will visit the first-in-the-South primary state of South Carolina later this month as part of her nationwide bus tour, RealClearPolitics has learned. According to well-informed sources, Palin’s trip is divided into three separate segments, in which visits to each of the first three voting states – New Hampshire, Iowa and South Carolina – …