Wow, is Trump’s first TV ad ever bad. Still can’t believe he’s ahead.

Well, finally, at long last, Donald Trump’s arena-filling US Presidential campaign has released its first political commercial on Monday.  About time, too. I was wondering whether his ads were ever going to show up on Boston TV stations, which have been littered for weeks with commercials from the PAC backing the sinking Jeb Bush campaign, and…

17-person GOP pres. field is down to 16; Rick Perry quits the race

   The race for the Republican nomination for President has dropped from 17 candidates down to 16. Former Texas governor Rick Perry has quit the race.  This is no surprise, rumors had been flying for weeks about his campaign’s money troubles and how they had to lay off staff, and how badly the fundraising was going…

Politics week: everyone, and I mean everyone is running for President

   Before we switch to live continuous coverage of the Greek referendum tomorrow, I thought I would do another brief update of the USA presidential race on this July 4 Independence Day evening. The campaign launches just keep on coming, eh? This week New Jersey governor Chris Christie joined the campaign officially and he is…

LAST WORD ON MITT ROMNEY’S CONVENTION

Well, sorry for skipping out of the big convention coverage last night. Instead of liveblogging as usual, I instead drove out of town and missed most of the TV and online coverage of the convention. However, I was never out of the loop, as I did tune in to the live coverage on satellite radio on Fox…

PAUL RYAN ROCKS THE GOP

Just a few thoughts about the night at the GOP convention in Tampa: Mitt Romney’s VP running mate Paul Ryan gave his big speech tonight and I thought he really came off well — he really socked it to Barack Obama while not looking all that scary. “What is missing is leadership in the White House!!”…

LINKS TO 2012 GOP CONVENTION STREAMING COVERAGE

As usual I thought I would do my usual act every four years of linking you to the live convention streams going on out there. Yes, despite the fact that there is NO CONVENTION ACTIVITIES to cover tonight, people are actually live-streaming and yakking on the air about the Republicans and their convention in Tampa….