Matthew Dowd also cites a warning from Abraham Lincoln that seems especially prescient today.
It has to do with Republican attacks on science and data, Matthew Dowd said.
Matthew Dowd said that Cruz needed to have a "modicum" of self-respect and "stop lecturing people."
In joining the harrumphing over the White House flag, Matthew Dowd accidentally told the truth.
That distant rumble you're hearing from the Beltway is the sounds of pundits eagerly excavating as they dig up the campaign goal posts established for Hillary Clinton's presidential run and reset them during the middle of the race.
President George W. Bush’s former chief strategist Matthew Dowd equated Arizona’s anti-gay Christians in support of SB 1062 -- newly passed legislation discriminating against LGBT people on the basis of religious liberty -- to Islamic terrorists during Sunday’s "This Week" on ABC.
Numerous private sector leaders have echoed Dowd’s sentiments, urging Brewer to veto the controversial religious freedom
"I actually believe if he gets through this and everything he said yesterday turns out to be true he could actually benefit
Over the next two weeks, when you hear that Romney is a debating machine or that Obama is too smooth to fail, don't listen. We're not looking for the candidate who exceeds expectations. We want the best person for the job. For the electorate, the best way to win the expectation game is not to play.
It's one thing to fire off the inflammatory rhetoric when it's part of the day-to-day grind of a close election. It's another to shamelessly exploit for political purposes the deaths of Americans who've sacrificed their lives to make the world a better place.