Andrew Cline

Andrew Cline is the president of the Josiah Bartlett Center for Public Policy, a free-market think tank in New Hampshire.

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Presidential Campaigning, Huntsman Style

  Jon Huntsman ended his presidential campaign exactly as he began it: as a pompous, sermonizing mannequin. To say that Huntsman was Mitt Romney without the flair would be unfair — to ...

The Newsweek Bachmann Cover

As a part-time photographer (my first job in journalism was as a staff photographer for a small newspaper, and I still do portraits from time to time), my first thought ...

Picking Up the Pace

You know, given that the Senate hasn’t passed a budget in 2.24 years, these debt-ceiling negotiations are moving along quite quickly.

Rick Santorum, Commander-in-Chief

In the spin room after the debate, I caught up with Rick Santorum, who expressed regret that there weren’t more foreign-policy questions in tonight’s debate. I asked him about Ron Paul’s comment ...

Ron Paul, Commander-in-Chief

  Why did it take Ron Paul to remind the other candidates that the commander-in-chief tells the generals what to do, and not the other way around? Are the rest of ...

The Bachmann-Romney Show

  Half an hour into this debate, Romney is shining as the most polished candidate with the smartest, most well-considered answers. He looks like the adult in the room. Gingrich, a ...

There Aren’t Enough Liberals in Massachusetts

Organizing for America, Barack Obama’s political organization, last night sent an e-mail to its N.H. members (and presumably those in other states bordering Massachusetts). It reads in part: I’m John Spears, ...