Dominic Carter's blog
With Friends like this, who needs enemies?
Be careful what you wish for.
Or what your powerful supporters might have possibly wanted.
Conventional wisdom and recent polling indicates City Council Speaker Christine Quinn is the one to beat in the 2013 race for mayor, but it may not be that simple.
Quinn by all accounts, is the front-runner now, but the race, about a year and a half away, is a lifetime in the world of politics.
New Jersey's Republican Gov. Chris Christie and Newark's Democratic Mayor Cory Booker have teamed up in a new web parody video portraying the two men as bitter political rivals desperately trying to one up each other. It's funny with Booker basically serving as Superman. "I got it, Governor!" Booker says, prompting a hapless Christie to fume, "Booker!"
The Obama campaign is hitting hard at Romney, with a 2-minute ad on Mitt Romney's Bain Capital.
First it was Bill Clinton was the first "Black" President, now this.
I have to confess I was a little uncomfortable with the ad from team Obama on Bin Laden, from the perspective of these types of attacks (Mitt Romney might not have made the same decision to send Navy SEALs into Pakistan) are best left historically to surrogates. Like the President did do with Vice President Joe Biden, "Bin Laden is dead, General Motors is alive," and former President Bill Clinton from the actual commercial.
Social Media will prove to be extremely important with the 2012 election. Hey, the President's team proved to be Masters with its use in 2008, displaying the viability of Social Media.