As a follow up to my post last Friday on presidential debates and how they aren’t really debates but rather joint press conferences, with tonight being the first presidential debate between President Obama and Governor Romney, I’m going to take a look at whether the performance really even matters. As usual, the expectations game is being… Continue reading

Swing State Polls

In a poll by Quinnipiac/NY Times/CBS released on September 26, it appears the Romney/Ryan campaign has some ground to make up. Among likely voters, President Obama holds a commanding lead in three key states: Florida (53-44); Ohio (53-43); Pennsylvania (54-42). People were polled September 18-25. One of the most staggering stats, and one Governor Romney… Continue reading

Week in Review

Governor Romney said he had to write off 47% of the population because they’re entitled and will always vote for President Obama. Representative Ryan will be speaking at UCF today. The Sunday talk show lineup: •NBC’s Meet the Press: Gov. Deval Patrick (D-MA); Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH); Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, Bay Buchanan, senior Romney adviser; Joe… Continue reading


A US Ambassador and three others were killed in an attack on the US Embassy in Benghazi. This is not a time to play politics. Apparently, the Republicans did not get that memo. Just hours after the attack, Governor Romney held a press conference in Jacksonville in between campaign stops. At the press conference, Governor… Continue reading