Archive | August, 2012

Mia Love: The Next Best Republican Hope

August 31, 2012

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Don’t we all love something new? Something hip and happenin’? Something that’s so fresh that even just talking about it makes you say, “Is that even possible?” That’s what the Republicans have in Mia Love, the mayor of the small …

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5 Things I Hated About Ann Romney’s Speech

August 29, 2012

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So, I’ve already weighed in on Ann Romney’s attempts to make her husband out to be all warm and fuzzy and the kind of guy you not only want to take home to the parents, but who will also work …

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Dear GOP: Something’s Missing

August 29, 2012

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I watched pretty much all of the live coverage of the first full night of the Republican National Convention. I even watched it on C-SPAN so I wouldn’t get the spin of my usual (and favorite) talking heads! I truly …

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Ann Romney and the GOP: Courting the Mom Vote

August 29, 2012

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Ann Romney was after the mom vote big time at the Republican Convention last night. Moms hold the country together. Moms sigh a lot. Moms worry a lot. She was a mom who worried a lot. But she trusted Mitt …

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Delegate Moms: Where’s the Child Care?

August 28, 2012

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  As increasing numbers of women who have young children become involved in the political process, the issue of child care gets more attention. That’s good as far as it goes. But with the GOP Convention going on in Tampa …

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Going to Charlotte!

August 27, 2012

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  Guess who’s going to the Democratic National Convention? Yup! I’m super-excited that I’m going to be headed to Charlotte to experience my second presidential convention and my first one with the Democrats. (I covered a Republican Convention back in …

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Paul Ryan for Vice President: Where’s the Sarah Palin Treatment?

August 13, 2012

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What do new GOP VP candidate Paul Ryan and former GOP VP candidate Sarah Palin have in common? They’re both the parents of young, school-aged children. Ryan’s children — ages seven, eight and nine — are in that childhood sweet …

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Will Mitt Romney “Go Rogue” with His VP Pick?

August 10, 2012

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Mitt Romney doesn’t have it in him to “go rogue” when it comes to his vice presidential selection. In a way, I wish he did — it sure would make the rest of the campaign season more interesting. But no …

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