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January 3, 2008

Barack Obama is the first political speaker I can think of who actually sounds the way present-day Hollywood has insisted a politician should sound. His...

Barack Obama brilliantly waited a solid 20 minutes after Huckabee spoke before taking the stage.  He was the star of the night, and he made...

Listening to Mike Huckabee, who was a radio announcer before he was a minister, one cannot help but notice the brilliance of his style of...

"I intend to restore America's leadership and her moral authority in the world," said Hillary Clinton. She better restore her campaign first....

It was hard not to be impressed listening to John Edwards's "second-place victory" speech.  It was a good rendition of his war on insurers, bankers,...

The "amateurism" of Obama and Huckabee, in contrast to the slick, stage-managed professionalism of Clinton and Romney, is rapidly emerging as the consensus talking point...

Alone among pundits, I thought Mitt Romney's celebrated religion speech was a tactical error in that it highlighted his great difference with the American electorate...

How ironic it is that, in the wake of her defeat, Hillary Clinton will retreat to the issues of health care and the need for...

On MSNBC, Rudy Giuliani is making a very smiley, happy showing of himself. The result in Iowa could not have been better for Giuliani tactically....

Watch out for the hyperventilating. Barack Obama is not the first black man to win a Democratic primary (if the projections hold). In 1984, Jesse...

Presumably, sometime in the next 48 hours, Bill Richardson, Joe Biden, and Chris Dodd will take a deep drink of reality and drop out. They...

Listen to the music, not the words, and you can hear the commentators indicating that their "entrance polls" show a blowout for Barack Obama. And...