Monday, July 25, 2016

Mario and Niccolo, Poets, Punchers, And Plodders


by Michael Liss

"You campaign in poetry; you govern in prose." —Mario Cuomo, 1985

If Hillary Clinton does not become the next President of the United States, I have a feeling that whatever her regrets might be about emails and Benghazi, she's going to spend most of her remaining years wondering just how fate led her to be married to one political genius, be outmaneuvered by, lose to, and then serve under a second, and get jack-hammered by a third.

Sunday, July 10, 2016

It Sounded Reasonable At The Time

Last July, we took a look at potential Republican Vice-Presidential picks.  Suffice to say that, if I was looking for work as an oddsmaker, I would be well advised to keep my day job.

We Pick A Veep

You have probably been obsessing, as I have, about who is going to be the next Vice President of the United States. 

If you are convinced it is Martin O’Malley, as much as it pains me to say this, and as important you are to me as a reader, I have to tell you this piece will not be about Democrats.  That is not to say I am expecting a GOP sweep in 2016, but rather the GOP field is so much more “interesting” that it draws me like the Sirens did to Jason and Odysseus.  See more at