The Merits and Pitfalls of Mitt Romney

During the recent midterm elections, 2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney was a sought out commodity on the campaign trail for Republican candidates. After a string of successful primary endorsements, Romney emerged as both a fundraising powerhouse and a valuable asset for candidates throughout the country, including appearances with successful senate contestants Joni Ernst of Iowa and Dan Sullivan of Alaska. Romney also stayed in the public eye through a number of television appearances, which saw the former Massachusetts Governor attack the Obama administration’s foreign policy and provide his take…

The Next Step for Republicans

After months of campaigning and millions of dollars spent, Election Day 2014 has finally come and gone, leaving the American public with a GOP controlled Senate and the largest Republican majority in the House since the 1940s. The Republican Governors Association will also be adding some new faces to the mix after a surprising string of gubernatorial victories across the country, including solidly blue states like Illinois, Maryland and Massachusetts. While some races remain too close to call, the bigger question on the public’s mind is what the Republican surge…

Why Re-Intervention in Iraq is a Strategic Necessity 

Serving as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1957 until his resignation in 1963, Harold Macmillan was a Conservative pragmatist who arguably faded from popular memory, eclipsed by the towering shadows of figures such as Margaret Thatcher or Winston Churchill. To the astute, however, he is remembered beyond his record as PM for delivering what is arguably one of the most memorable responses delivered by a politician. Upon being asked by a journalist what he thought would be most likely to derail his government, Macmillan replied in his characteristic…