Nate Silver told me Donald Trump can’t win. You remember Brother Nate, who called the last election which Mitt Romney thought he was gonna win and Karl Rove couldn’t believe he lost. Silver got it exactly right in the “New York Times,” which unlike a winning sports team didn’t give him what he wanted, so...Read More
If there's one thing you can count on from Mr. "No Labels" supporter turned CNN host Michael Smerconish, it's a healthy dose of both siderism every time he's allowed on the air. This Saturday was no different, with Smerconish opening up his show opining about the terrible partisanship in Washington D.C. Show More Summary
Karl Rove joins me today to discuss his wonderful new book “The Triumph of William McKinley: Why The Election of 1896 Still Matters”:
Nate Silver told me Donald Trump can’t win. You remember Brother Nate, who called the last election which Mitt Romney thought he was gonna win and Karl Rove couldn’t believe he lost. Silver got it exactly right in the “New York Times,” which unlike a winning sports team didn’t give him what he wanted, so […] The post The Data appeared first on Lefsetz Letter.
Bushs Brain looks back nostalgically to the election of 1896, when lots of people voted but also when politics was the purview of white males, and a few white males at that.
Republican strategist Karl Rove helped set up a meeting between top fundraisers for Ben Carson and casino mogul Steve Wynn, a sometimes business competitor of Donald Trump, Bloomberg reports.
Karl Rove has opened his Rolodex for Ben Carson https://t.co/CrC3zfLfGF pic.twitter.com/Y8Na9tvUeq — Bloomberg Politics (@bpolitics) November 28, 2015 Bad news for Dr. Carson. There’s been previous speculation as to whether the candidate was, to put it delicately, in the hands of “professionals” whose first priorities might not be identical to his own interests. Last month, […]
The reason why the Republican Party is better off without the likes of Karl Rove, is because he’s a “big government” conservative who thinks applying a dash of conservatism to
Republican strategist Karl Rove was on my radio show Monday night talking about his book on the 1898 election and its relevance to today’s races. He also addressed the rhetoric that has flown his way from The Donald. ROVE: Where he comes up with this $400 million and never won a single race, first of [...]
Former Deputy Chief of Staff for President G.W. Bush Karl Rove will discuss the 2016 Republican field and the election that he says changed American politics. Former Energy Adviser of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Neil Quilliam tells us why he thinks airstrikes won’t help defeat ISIS
Donald Trump didn't hold back on Karl Rove. In the span of 15 minutes, the Republican presidential front-runner referred to Rove as a "total moron" — adding that "you can print that if you want" — and compared him to someone who has worse aim than someone randomly throwing darts. Show More Summary
The polls are revolting. Media distrust and technological changes turn polls unreliable. What can be done?
WASHINGTON -- Crossroads GPS, the politically active nonprofit co-founded by Republican political strategist Karl Rove, raised $69 million and made large contributions to other groups in 2014, according to a tax form disclosed on Tuesday. The...Show More Summary
Karl Rove's legacy includes his former staffers who are now candidates and office-holders themselves.
I don't know why this irks me so much. Something about an attacks on an entirely undefended person. Something about propogating a factoid. Somehow it's my job to keep history straight and defend Calvin Coolidge. It's was "Fox News Sunday"...Show More Summary
Karl Rove: “At the past 16 Republican National Conventions, the party’s presidential nominee has been selected on the first ballot. That long streak might end next year. For the first time since 1948, when the GOP nominated Thomas E. Dewey [...]
Daily Kos, Karl Rove's Newest 'Social Welfare' Group Spending Millions to Keep the Senate in Republican Hands: If you're a regular Digest reader, you've seen reference recently to a new conservative group called One Nation that's been spending money to run ads on behalf of vulnerable Republican senators. The organization...
Former President George W. Bush made news on Tuesday when Politico reported that he had recently taken a shot at a Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas). Bush reportedly shocked a room by suddenly saying he doesn't "like" Cruz, whom he called "opportunistic" for pandering to real-estate mogul Donald Trump. Show More Summary
Long before Benghazi and Planned Parenthood, Karl Rove toppled Dan Rather, gutted CBS and proclaimed lies as truth