Sunday, 30 October 2011

Paul ads bombard early voting states

Evergreen Republican libertarian Ron Paul has been airing two spots in Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada and South Carolina. The Representative from Texas is targeting these first-in-the-nation states with this multimillion-dollar ad buy as he tries to put himself at the top of the field. This is his last hurrah. Spend like you mean it!

Ron Paul addresses a crowd in Houston, Texas. Photo credit: everett taasevigen 

Tuesday, 25 October 2011

Is Mormonism a problem?

In the Republican presidential primaries there are two candidates of Mormon faith. Towards the front of the pack is former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney and languishing at the back, according to most polls, is former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman, Jr. Religious brothers in arms! They also both contend that they have a better business record than the other. Oooohh! Claws…

A Mormon temple in Salt Lake City, Utah. Credit to Tim Pearce, Los Gatos via Flickr on a CC license.

Sunday, 23 October 2011

Bachmann’s New Hampshire staff resign

The pint-sized presidential hopeful from Minnesota suffered a damaging and embarrassing setback when most of her staff in the first-in-the-nation primary state resigned en masse. I’m sorry I couldn’t find anything as witty to follow Newtiny on the Bounty. My bad.

Wednesday, 19 October 2011

Romney and Perry exchange blows

GOP nominee hopefuls Mitt Romney and Rick Perry have locked horns once again with both releasing attack ads during the lead-up to the Nevada primary debate. These debates are really not what they are cracked up to be. (#letdown)

Camera phone image of Perry and Romney debating. (I know, we is well hi-tech innit!) Image is courtesy of Maassive via Flickr under a Creative Commons license. 

Monday, 10 October 2011

Mitch Daniels to Run for VP?

The Indiana Gov. declared during the early stages of the primary season that he would not be running for the GOP nomination. However, could he be putting his hand up as a possible running mate? What is it John Adams once said? The Vice-Presidency isn’t worth a warm bucket of what?
Cariacture by DonkeyHotey via Flickr on a CC license.

Thursday, 6 October 2011

Palin Bottles It

Whilst the biggest news of the last 24 hours has been the passing of the revered Apple co-founder and technology innovator, Steve Jobs, the revelation concerning the presidential race has been confirmation that Sarah Palin will NOT RUN. Told you so...

Tuesday, 4 October 2011

Charlie Christie to Enter the Fray?

Is New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie about to jump into the pool for the Republican nomination? Well if he did he'd certainly cause a big splash... or tsunami? Hype surrounding the possibility of Christie throwing his hat into the ring is rising from the GOP grassroots like Yellowstone geysers.

Monday, 3 October 2011

Bobby Jindal backs Rick Perry

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has thrown his weight behind Texas Gov, Rick Perry’s run for the GOP nomination. The party hot-shot and rising star is touted a future Presidential hopeful and possibly even as a running mate for a candidate this time round. Worth a warm bucket of what again?

Bobby Jindal addresses a crowd. The GOP's answer to Obama? Credit: lagohsep via Flickr under a CC license.  

Sunday, 2 October 2011

Pawlenty: vote for Romney

With Tim Pawlenty now withdrawn from the race and endorsing Romeny the former Minnesota Governor wrote a column for explaining why we should vote for Mitt. Through gritted teeth perhaps…

T-Paw now roaring for Romney. Credit: Gage Skidmore via Flickr under a CC license.