So You Think You Can be President?

So You Think You Can be President?

Likening Social Security to a Ponzi scheme was the least crazy thing Perry said during the recent debate among Republican presidential candidates.

Loose American Screws

Loose American Screws

Gov. Rick Perry has expressed sympathy for the right of Texas to secede from the Union.

Ten Little Republicans

The foreign policy of the Republican presidential candidates — in verse.

Sideshow Candidate

Sideshow Candidate

One well-rehearsed performance in a single debate shouldn’t wipe out the memory of Michele Bachmann’s long public career filled with absurd misstatements of fact and bizarre conspiracy theories.

Republicans Find the Culprit

Republicans Find the Culprit

It turns out that Mitt Romney is that lazy, too-good-for-your-minimum-wage-job unemployed guy GOP lawmakers have in mind when they try to cut off unemployment benefits.

Don’t Bet on Huntsman

Don’t Bet on Huntsman

Huntsman might be that magic Republican: one orthodox enough to win the GOP nomination but flexible enough to succeed in the general election. I wouldn’t bet on it.

Mitt Romney’s Mexican Roots

Mitt Romney’s Mexican Roots

If the nation were to deny the children of immigrants birthright citizenship, as some GOP legislators believe we should, could Mitt be deported?

Bachmann May Surprise Us Yet

Republican primary voters like weird, and when it comes to weird, Rep. Michele Bachmann tops the list.

Newt Fakes It

Gingrich has been posing as a possible candidate for a decade now, using the attention he gets to promote his books, speeches, lobbying business, and other hustles.