Author Archive for donna.brazile

Oh, that Mitt Romney and his flip-flopping

Winston Churchill once called a political opponent “the greatest living master of falling without hurting himself.” GOP presidential aspirant Mitt Romney has achieved a similar feat. He has flip-flopped more than once within a single week — breaking, or re-breaking, an ankle each time. If Romney’s performance wasn’t so comical and misleading, I’d almost pity […]

Obama proves to be a man of his words

If Americans have learned anything from President Barack Obama’s recent national address, it’s that he is a man who means what he says. When President Obama announced the troop surge in Afghanistan in December 2009, he set a timetable of goals. One was to begin a drawdown of troops by July 2011. This week, the […]

Yes, that’s right: I said Palin for president

In my last column, I presented reasons why Sarah Palin should not be dismissed as a presidential hopeful. Because one column alone couldn’t cover everything, I offer another cluster of reasons below, starting with an important one: She has time. Palin can wait until the last possible moment to officially file her intent to run. […]