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McDonnell as VP? VA Gov. Could Help, Hinder

Posted in Main Blog (All Posts) on May 31st, 2012 11:09 pm by HL

McDonnell as VP? VA Gov. Could Help, Hinder
Caitlin Huey-Burns, RCP
Ask Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell about his vice presidential ambitions and his answer is invariably, I have the best job in the world, one held by Patrick Henry and Thomas Jefferson.But that job ends in 2014, as Virginia law forbids its governors from serving two consecutive terms. And his record in that position — leading a key swing state with high approval ratings and a record of increasing jobs and decreasing deficits — makes him an attractive candidate. Plus, as chairman of the Republican Governors Association, McDonnell has become a national party figurehead.Some observers say…

Barack Obama: Drone Warrior
Charles Krauthammer, Washington Post
A very strange story, that 6,000-word front-page New York Times piece on how, every Tuesday, Barack Obama shuffles “baseball cards” with the pictures and bios of suspected terrorists from around the world and chooses who shall die by drone strike. He even reserves for himself the decision of whether to proceed when the probability of killing family members or bystanders is significant.

When Pelosi Says “Free,” Reach for Your Wallet
Deb Saunders, SF Chron
On Tuesday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi explained to the Commonwealth Club the reason Washington passed Obamacare. Even if everyone in America “loved” his own health care plan, Pelosi argued, Congress had to pass President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act because American health care was “unsustainable financially.”Yes, Pelosi actually believes Washington had to get involved in health care to reduce its cost.The Democratic leader then listed some of Obamacare's new benefits: “free” annual checkups and preventive care and the ability of adult…

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