Analysis of media issues, politics and current events.
Politico agrees with my blog post a few weeks ago.”The untold story of Mitt Romney. And why it could lose the election for him.”
Take it away,Politico’s Maggie Haberman,
“The presumptive GOP nominee is known for his abilities as a salesman. But Romney has made a calculation against selling three major elements of his background to voters. To some degree, the Republican’s campaign has walled off three critical aspects of what makes Mitt Mitt — his Mormon faith and good deeds, details of his experience running Bain Capital and his signature achievement as Massachusetts governor.
The result: a kind of self-imposed paralysis on biographical messaging that some observers, including Republicans, say may wound his campaign in an era in which voters want to achieve a kind of unprecedented intimacy with their candidates. Right at the moment voters are starting to get to know him, he isn’t telling them his story.
It’s a risky strategy for a candidate in an era of more is more.”
Men (Bros) that like and collect “My Little Pony” toys. Some men, have whole rooms of them.
I’m sorry, this is just creepy weird to me. Child fantasy gone weird. And for some of these men, too old to be that excited about pony dolls. If I was in a room with a guy that had a lot of those pony in his room I’d be almost be afraid he was going to take my blood to try to give his ponies life.
YouTube Video “Proud to be a Brony
Tea Party People who “love the Constitution” but don’t like reading the religious litmus test part of the U.S. Constitution.
“Is [Abedin] a Muslim? Is she an active Muslim?” Harris asked the Times. “I rest my case. That’s all she needs to be.”
Arizona Tea Party leader, Wes Harris. On why any Muslim should not be in U.S. office and why John McCain should be recalled for defending Huma Abedin.
How does Penn State child sex scandal happen? Here’s one of eight clues.
“Your organization uses words like “integrity” and “values” in promotional literature, but leaders rarely utter them in the course of daily decisions, much less the toughest ones.”
Apparently guns don’t kill people. Movies kill people.
A research firm reports over 20% of movie watchers are afraid to go see The Dark Night Rises.