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  • February 02, 2011
    By David S. Bernstein

    The sliver of humanity who care about such things are currently fascinated by the resignation of US Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman, apparently to pursue a campaign for the Republican Presidential nomination.

    The conversation has mostly centered around the question of why in God's name Huntsman would run, when his relatively moderate positions, combined with his late start and other factors, would seem to make his quest rather quixotic.

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  • December 28, 2010
    By David S. Bernstein

    It turns out, you can be pretty snarky in 140 characters. I've been on Twitter for a couple of years now (follow me at twitter.com/dbernstein), and use it for a variety of purposes: breaking bits of political news; passing along news or commentary of interest; linking to my articles and blog posts; offering brief observations and commentary; interacting with readers and political junkies; and of course, cracking humorous one-liners.

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  • October 15, 2010
    By David S. Bernstein

    "Stephen" asks:

    Why don't you think that the CEO of Hill Holliday sending the scripts of the Lottery ads to the Cahill campaign - months before they actually aired - is a "smoking gun"?

    A Cahill campaign staffer sending a script TO Hill Holiday would be a smoking gun. A Cahill campaign staffer replying to Hill Holiday giving approval of a suggested script, or suggesting changes to a suggested script, would be a smoking gun.

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  • October 15, 2010
    By David S. Bernstein

    To start out our fun-filled Ask Me Anything Day, "routsalainan" asks:

    Can Weaver et al ever work in national politics again? I'm anticipating a positive response so I guess the companion question would be who would trust these guys besides McCain?

    The Yobgoblins, as I call them (the consultants who ditched Tim Cahill and are now being sued by him) will be fine -- they committed sabotage on behalf of Republican party interests, and that sort of behavior always gets rewarded.

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