April 19, 2019

Blame Wrigley Field ?

Print Email  Text Size The Spectacle Blog By Aaron Goldstein on five.16.12 @ twelve:33PM In an op-ed in yesterday’s Wall Street Journal, wealthy Cohen argues that Wrigley Field ought to be torn down so as to place a merciful finish to the Chicago Cubs’ 104-year (and counting) World Series drought: I am a Roman, and […]

Writing Off the GOP Field

Print Email Text Size The Spectacle Blog By Joseph Lawler on 11.8.11 @ 11:53AM This morning RedState’s Erick Erickson penned a lengthy takedown of Mitt Romney, arguing that Romney will win the primary and then lose to Barack Obama, killing off conservatism in the meantime.  Erickson’s piece is recommended not because he’s supposed to be […]

This is the Republican Field

Print Email Text Size The Spectacle Blog By John Tabin on 10.25.11 @ 10:57PM Quin: I agree that Jen Rubin’s post hits the mark; this was indeed “not a day to be proud of the GOP field.” But I feel you aren’t sufficiently succumbing to despair. I hate to break it to you, but this […]

Electability and the Republican Field

If all the poorly articulated political and economic philosophy and the multiple contradictory and confusing major issue stands of George Herbert Walker Bush, Bob Dole, and John McCain were tossed into a blender, and the device were turned on high for a minute, the result would be a smoothie whose taste would be indistinguishable from […]

Conservative Elites Dislike 2012 GOP Presidential Field

AmSpecBlog By W. James Antle, III on 8.23.11 @ 1:09PM Yesterday I wrote about the longing for a Republican presidential candidate who could unite all factions of the conservative movement. But there is just as much truth to this Politico story: conservative elites — movement leaders, journalists, policy wonks, newspaper columnists — are pining for […]