Today’s Republican party is too beholden to factions generally.
Speech writers are more vulnerable to vanity than any other group of people in Washington.
The five million people who watch cable news are the political nation, the people who really care.
Republicans have to move to a point of greater unity.
Republicans originally thought that Fox worked for us and now we’re discovering we work for Fox.
People need to understand that in Washington, the process is the punishment.
People who watch a lot of Fox come away knowing a lot less about important world events.
Partly because of the desperate economic situation in the country, what were once the leading institutions of conservatism are constrained.
My view on candidates on money is unless it’s proven that the donor stole the money, the campaign keeps the money.
If right and left are competing to be the biggest victim, who is competing to be the government?
Look, the media are trapped by changes in the technology and business of their industry.
America under 30 is a more non-whites place than America over 60. And we know that non-whites and whites vote differently.
Events don’t happen because I write a speech. I am allowed to write a speech because events are going to happen.
A presidential speech is always the work of many hands.
I’m a latecomer to the environmental issue, which for years seemed to me like an excuse for more government regulation. But I can see that in rich societies, voters are paying less attention to economic issues and more to issues of the spirit, including the environment.