Republicans

2016 Republican Presidential Candidates

Jeb Bush: Too Liberal for the GOP?

Jeb Bush has not yet announced his candidacy, but he has formed an exploratory committee and is assessing his viability for 2016.

Chris Christie & Sony’s The Interview

Chris Christie is noted for being often abrasive and unapologetic in his statements, which could cost him in the race.

Mitt Romney & North Korea

A Romney run in 2016 would be difficult. He would be plagued by the lingering impression many Americans hold of him as a disingenuous flip-flopper, a politician who goes whichever way the wind blows to win votes.
Tea Party Delaware Senate Candidate Christine O'Donnell

The Tea Party & Religious Right are Destroying the GOP

Republicans should take note of a potentially dangerous influence within their party, with an innocuous-sounding yet simultaneously – thanks to the blessings of history – menacing name: The Tea Party.

Top 3 GOP Candidates in 2016

Obviously there are other possibilities, and some people may disagree that these are the most likely to get the nod (or even to run at all), but I'm confident in the logic of my choices.

Demographic Doom For The GOP in 2016?

Much has been written about the Republican Party's demographic crisis, and how it could doom its chances in 2016.

Rick Perry: Strengths & Weaknesses

Rick Perry had a semi-memorable run in the 2012. Let's take a look at what he has going for him in 2016.

Top 3 Issues for Republicans in 2016

Drones, North Korea & the war on religion. 3 big issues that the Republicans might push in 2016.

How Republicans Should Address Their Shrinking Voter Base

In 2012, a large majority of voters aged 18-29 voted for Obama over Romney. Most analysts attribute this to many of the Republican Party's stubborn stances on social issues.
Marco Rubio Water-Gate

Rubio’s Water-Gate Proves He’s Not Ready for 2016

While funny, his SOTU response points to key weaknesses that may prevent Rubio from being a serious contender in 2016.