Andrew Sullivan nominates Cory Booker for an Yglesias award. The Yglesias Award is for writers, politicians, columnists or pundits who actually criticize their own side, make enemies among political allies, and generally risk something for the sake of saying what they believe. The awar would be for this: Cory Booker (May 21): “This kind of stuff [...]
I’m going to keep harping on this because it was just a completely nutty argument Newark Mayor Cory Booker made on MTP to defend Mitt Romney’s record at Bain. Cory Booker, Lanny Davis and Harold Ford, Jr. must be disappointed by such “They Don’t Get Us” rhetoric from VP Joe Biden aimed at GOP nominee Mitt Romney: Romney is [...]
Proof Cory Booker (& Bill Clinton, Ed Rendell & Deval Patrick) screwed up: Polling by Democracy Corps
A great introductory post to some polling on US Presidential 2012 from Democracy corps by Steve M at No More Mr. Nice Blog: James Carville and Stan Greenberg’s Democracy Corps has been conducting focus groups of swing voters in swing states; a new report from the firm says that voters in the focus groups don’t really [...]
Lanny Davis reps for Booker’s needless and counterproductive defense of Bain Capital. Again, Booker is not a bad dude or awful guy, just had a really bad moment in presidential campaign “surrogacy”.
Cory Booker is Mayor of Newark. He will run for statewide office in NJ sometime soon. A lot of people that work in New York, live or are from New Jersey. Wall Street is either their employer or pays their bills. That means Wall Street is a primary source of campaign funds and political inertia [...]
Read: Harold Ford: Cory Booker was right – POLITICO.com. This goes by the law: whatever Harold Ford says, do the opposite. Also Axelrod: “I love Cory Booker. He’s a great mayor,” Axelrod said. “If my house was on fire, I’d hope he was my next door neighbor.” But, Axelrod said, Romney’s record at Bain was entirely [...]