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Innocence by Association?

I suppose that’s what you’d call the mirror opposite of ‘guilt by association,’ especially if you’re a politician desperate to shed the bumpy gray hide of the Northeast RINO and slip into a nice, comfortable Reagan suit. What better way … Continue reading

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The Unprincipled “Conservative” – Part 2

At this late stage of the 2012 GOP primary there can be no question that Leonard Lance – the incumbent who represents Congressional District 7 in New Jersey – is resolved to present himself to the electorate as the “Principled … Continue reading

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The Redistricting Clock is Ticking

It’s that time of the decade, my friends, when political hacks gather in the wake of the decennial national census to assess the various gains and losses in population distribution throughout the Garden State and, after tucking the U.S. Constitution … Continue reading

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Words of Caution for the NJ Tea Party Movement

The haul between those heady days back in 2009 – when Tea Parties sprang into existence like so many blades of new grass – and today, where the rubber meets the road and the Tea Party movement has proven itself … Continue reading

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Committeeman Eichmann’s War on the Tea Parties

Where is the line that Republican State Committeeman Rob Eichmann draws between  constructive criticism of New Jersey Republicans and prolonged smears that are unhelpful at best to the GOP’s general election prospects? Committeeman Eichmann’s bizarre and inexplicable internet war on both … Continue reading

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More Stale Talking Points from “The Knish”

No sooner do I respond to the same stale, baseless and utterly redundant defamation of the Bayshore Tea Party on the part of Rob “Boy Blunder” Eichmann then I am obliged to once more man the ramparts and repel an … Continue reading

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CNJ and the Cult of Lonegan

Think of it as a parable for our time – a study in irony that is as much a revelation of personal self-blindness as it is a gruesome post mortem of what happens when pride twists itself into a Mobius … Continue reading

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More Sauce for the Jacobins

Astute (and even not-so-astute) Bulldog Pundit readers will recall how the Warrior Weasels at Conservative New Jersey – a blog that is rapidly acquiring a much-deserved reputation as the focal point of bovine excrement in the Garden State – continue … Continue reading

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Steve Lonegan: Conservative Puppetmaster?

In Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice, the Prince of Morocco discovers that “All that glisters in not gold…” and departs with a disappointment he never expected when he arrived. For the most part, it sums up with a theatrical flourish my … Continue reading

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A Less Than Convincing Response from CNJ

It took long enough – given their predilection for shooting from the hip without fully researching the facts – but the plodding response issued by Ed Mazlish to my series defending the Bayshore Tea Party against a vicious smear campaign … Continue reading

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