Bob Owens

The saddest truth in politics is that people get the leaders they deserve

Archive for August, 2012

Obama’s new house: It’s not white, so they’ll like it more

Obama knows he is going to lose, and is buying a house in Hawaii. It’s as far as they can get from the flyover states while still being in the United States, and the take-out at the local SPCA is delicious. Update: Second shooting near Obama’s Chicago home. No wonder he’s fleeing the neighborhood.

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Why Mitt Wins

When it comes down to the proverbial “brass tacks,” elections are won by voter turnout. Voter turnout is driven by a number of factors, including the macroeconomic climate, likability of the individual candidates, the economics of political campaigns and their get out the vote (GOTV) efforts, just to name a few of the larger issues. […]

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Think Progress is really bad at voter fraud spin

They ran with the headline “Colorado’s Attempted Voter Purge Finds Nearly 90 Percent Of ‘Suspected Non-Citizens’ Are Actually U.S. Citizens.” That isn’t the story. The real story is “12-percent of suspected non-citizens are voting illegally in federal elections in Colorado.” Don’t look for than headline anywhere, despite the deep impact it would have once people […]

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“You, we… We own this country.”

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Noted racial harmony expert Chris Matthews lives in ritzy town with ten whole black people in it.

It must be tough to be as racially-attuned as MSNBC host Chris Matthews. The progressive Democrat has the uncanny ability to detect the slightest hint of racism in conservative political speech, even when no one else can see it. It troubled me to find out that his racial sensitivity may instead be an allergy. Poor […]

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