A performance review of a polling industry that did uncannily well in measuring national voting intention, but was all over the shop in its seat polling. The post Pollster performance review appeared first on The Poll Bludger.
The Republican National Convention this week has received mostly negative reviews from reporters and pundits. The Washington Post’s Dana Milbank said the convention was “ a triumph of narcissism.” The New York Times’ David Brooks lamented that Trump had turned the party and convention into “a personality cult.” Others noted the negativity of the Republican […]
There has been a lot of discussion in the last several months over whether not several conservative icons would be supporting Donald Trump for President. William F. Buckley, the founder of National Review and host of Firing Line said...Show More Summary
There could not be a more poignant, significant time of year for the Newport Folk Festival to take place than this week, as the Republican National Convention blows through Cleveland. Though the two events are many miles apart, they coincide in a particularly special way. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — Delegates to the Democratic National Convention are giving mostly positive reviews to Hillary Clinton's choice for vice president, saying Virginia Sen. Time Kaine will appeal to moderates but do little to soothe disenchanted...Show More Summary
The Trump family's RNC claims about crime and the presidential candidate's record on gender equality have kept fact-checkers busy. The post Campaign Week in Review: Republican National Convention Edition appeared first on Rewire.
An influential reporter at Politico made an apparent "agreement" with the Democratic National Committee to let it review a story about Hillary Clinton’s fundraising machine before it was submitted to his editors, leaked emails published...Show More Summary
The morning after the Republican National Convention: Will Hillary Clinton announce her VP today? July 22, 2016, 2:04 a.m. • How did people respond to Donald Trump's convention? Watch our daily tracking poll.• What just happened?• Miss anything the last few days? Catch up here• Watch Trump's full...
Donald Trump’s acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention on Thursday elicited a range of reaction ? with convention delegates in attendance feeling largely thrilled by the oration, even as some Republicans viewed the moment as the death of their party. Show More Summary
Lawrence O'Donnell takes a closer look at some of the claims made in Donald Trump's acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention.
When he takes the stage in Cleveland Thursday, Donald Trump will be the first major-party nominee since at least the 1960s to be speaking for the first time at a national convention, according to a TIME review of past convention speeches. Typically, modern major party nominees have been on the convention stage before in at…
From the right: Hillary’s Really Eyeing This Guy for Veep? Jim Geraghty at National Review is astonished that Hillary Clinton’s vice-presidential short list is said to include Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. Maybe they bonded over “their shared love for destroying public records,” he suggests. (As Iowa governor, he destroyed e-mails sought under a Freedom of...
The Fox News host Sean Hannity gets out of bed and reviews notes on how to appropriately react to various scenarios. If Donald Trump gives a bad speech tonight, the plan is to say that he gave a great speech. If Trump gives a good speech, the plan is to say that he gave an astounding speech. On the off chance that Trump gives a really great speech, there is no plan.
As our convention-week webathon plows ahead, we continue to receive the beneficence of good conservatives who know that the voice of National Review is unique, timely, smart, authoritative, vital, and worthy of your sustaining support. Show More Summary
Book Description: Ten years have passed since the events of the Demon Child books that left the god Xaphista dead, the nation Karien without a religion or king and the matriarchal country of Medalon ruled by men. But it is in the kingdoms of the south that things really heat up. Show More Summary
Writing in the conservative US magazine National Review, Robert Bryce of the Manhattan Institute criticises the Democratic Party platform for omitting any mention of nuclear power, and accuses the Democrats of failing to “do the math”. Unfortunately, although he throws some numbers about, he doesn’t do any math to support his key conclusion But even […]
The national security state steps out of bounds. This book review originally appeared at Reason. Playing to the Edge: American Intelligence in the Age of Terror, by Michael V. Hayden, Penguin Press, 464 pages, $30 Though he's been out of government for more than seven years, it feels like Michael Hayden never left. Show More Summary
Guest Post by Joe Hoft Melania Trump delivered a powerful and flawless speech last night at the Republican National Convention... The post Who’s the Copy-Cat? Melania Lifts 2 Phrases from Michelle O’s Speech – Biden Lifted 5 Pages from Law Review Journal appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
Part I – Talking Heads Sonny, my Dachshund, was surprised during our Sunday morning walk. I bought three newspapers. He had not seen that much paper pulp since he was a puppy. I was girding myself for the morning political shows on the eve of the Republican National Convention. Devoted as I am to blogging [...]Show More Summary
Japan-based mobile game maker GREE International has named Goodby Silverstein & Partners as its first creative agency of record. GS&P beat out four competitors in a review. GREE has produced such titles as War of Nations, Modern War and the recently released League of War: Mercenaries. Show More Summary