By Carole on Mar 5, 2012
The endorsements keep coming for former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney. The pundits who regurgitate all that conventional wisdom keep saying he's the only Republican that can beat President Barack Obama in November. The most commonly stated reason for the pro-Romney push? He can win the all-important Independent vote, but independent voters seem to be saying otherwise.
By Carole on Dec 19, 2011
It's that tme of year again and in the spirit of the (political) season, we here at TalkingSides.com offer these somewhat less than traditional verses to some holiday classics.
It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas (In Iowa)
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas
On the campaign trail
Take a look at your tv screen, see what we really mean
The nasty ads and talking heads galore
By Carole on Dec 10, 2011
Another day another debate or at least it seems that way in the race for the Republican presidential nomination. Tonight's rhetorical battle will be fought in the first caucus state of Iowa and newly minted front runner Newt Gingrich is expected to be the favorite target of moderators and fellow candidates alike. Mr. Gingrich's very long and very public career offers up plenty of professional and personal vulnerabilities so expect plenty of slings and arrows directed at him tonight. But the big question is will any of it really matter to the voters?
By Carole on Oct 18, 2011
By Carole on Oct 13, 2011
According to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll, former CEO Herman Cain has the support of 27% of Republican voters and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney gets 23% followed by the rest of the field. But what may be more important than the overall numbers, is the breakdown of the type of voters supporting the top two candidates.