Instinctively the conventional wisdom says, OK, veterans are probably a Republican voting bloc. But older voters are usually very much more split or even lean Democrat, because they more lean on the government safety net.
They want his [fund-raising] money and they know he's good for the base.
If he gets his approval ratings up to the mid-40s, then at least Republicans can fight on their own.
No matter what the Bush administration does, the public is never going to believe they're doing everything they can in the Gulf. That's the box the administration is in.
This is the ultimate mommy party issue, if you believe that Democrats are the mommy party and Republicans are the daddy party.
On pure political talent, Ford may be the best candidate in the country for Democrats.
He's an Internet stock right now. A lot of potential, but we're not sure whether there's a good business model there or not.
The more there is scandal and corruption in Washington, the better it is for McCain ... so he's at a high point right now.
McCain needs Hillary to run because that's what keeps the Republican coalition together. She helps unite the Republican base.
Presidential money is almost like the housing bubble. It's growing at such an astronomical rate, you think it can't get any bigger.
There's no worse crime in journalism these days than simply deciding something's a story because Drudge links to it.