- Obama military downsizing leaves U.S. too weak to counter global threats, panel finds
- Sen. Tom Coburn vows to slow down budget-busting bills ahead of recess
- Obama fantasizes about more executive power, signs new order on federal contractors
- Clintons call Klein, Halper, Kessler ‘a Hat Trick of despicable actors’: report
- Boehner accuses Obama of ‘legacy of lawlessness’
- Pro-marijuana group claims responsibility for Brooklyn Bridge flag swap
- Young adults shun Obamacare mostly due to cost: survey
- Stabbing attack on transgender girl, 15, was ‘bias motivated,’ police say
- LGBT adults still lean overwhelmingly toward Democratic Party
- Lawmakers rattled by Syria genocide horrors, call on Obama to act
Both parties recognize the Democrats' scam
Topic - Dave Carney
Rick Perry's poor showing exposes the limits of a "Moneyball" approach to politics. Applying statistical rigor to campaign practices can help improve performance, but it cannot guarantee victories any more than endorsing sabermetrics made Billy Beane's Oakland A's a lock to win playoffs.
"It is difficult, but it is definitely possible," said Dave Carney, who has previously advised Mr. Perry.
"It's a little unsettling that people have so underperformed expectations," said Dave Carney, an adviser to Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who is weighing joining the race. "Clearly, there's some ... concern about either economics or about the candidates. I don't know the reason."