Tuesday, 07 August 2012 18:32
Nail-biting time for Louisiana's Governor-Bobby Jindal
Written by 

   jindal-difference  It’s nail-biting time for Louisiana’s Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal.  Will he or won’t he?
    We’re speaking, of course, of whether presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney will select Jindal as his vice presidential running mate.

 

     It is expected that Romney will make his selection public as soon as the Summer Olympic Games are completed.  
    Forget all that chatter from Jindal that he has the job he wants.  He has been tirelessly traveling the country for Romney in hopes of  landing the number two spot on the ticket.
    Most analysts agree that the deck is stacked against Jindal.  With the race between Romney and incumbent Democratic President Barack Obama a dead-heat in most polls, it seems unlikely Jindal would get the call.
    Louisiana’s eight electoral votes are already solidly in Romney’s corner, and he needs some help in toss-up states with more electoral votes, such as Ohio and Florida, both of which could play a key role in the outcome of the election.
    But keep in mind that Presidential candidates have surprised political analysts before.  One needs only to look back four years when Republican candidate John McCain picked Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin.
    The smart money is on U.S. Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio.  Other favorites are former Gov. Tim Pawlenty of Minnesota and U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida.
    The Republican National Convention is set to begin on August 27 in Tampa, Florida.
    An Aside:     If Jindal is selected for vice president on the GOP ticket, the question is would he resign his position as governor.  Likely not.  If the GOP ticket loses, he would be out of a job.  His term as governor is not up until 2015.

 

 by Lou Gehrig Burnett, publisher of Fax-Net

 

    Jindal-GE-talk       

Is Jindal doing a good job?

 

   

jindal-dean

Watch videos of  Jindal, read latest articles


Join Group

 

             

vote

Want political or elections business?

Post your free or paid listings

 

louisiana capitol 2

US Political News

Bayoubuzz political blogs

Louisiana Political News

Best political blogs around the state

 

Join Our Email List
Email:  

 

 

Lou Gehrig Burnett

Lou Gehrig Burnett is the publisher of Fax-Net, a North-Louisiana newsletter.

Website: www.faxnetupdate.com/
Login to post comments
  • A July 4th Fact of Facts: America is Land of Immigrants
  • Poll: Trump strong on jobs, weak on tweets, viewed as reckless, thin-skinned, sexist
  • President Trump, It doesn't feel like Independence Day
  • YIPPIE! The naked truth about free speech, cherished especially on Independence Day

mass2On July 4, 1778, George Washington doubled liquor rations for the soldiers quartered in Princeton, NJ, as a way to celebrate Independence Day. It’s fitting, therefore, that the Fourth of July is America's top-selling beer holiday, according to the Beer Institute. It estimated, in 2013, that sales of beer on the 4th could total $1 billion, doubtlessly higher today. “In moderation,” claims a CA brewery investor, Grover McKean, “beer is tasty and healthy.” Who could disagree?

Read More

joe mikaAs Donald Trump faces the top world leaders this week, including a face-time with Vladimir Putin, and as his healthcare proposals face an uphill climb, his poll numbers for how the nation views him could be better.

According to a morning Consult/Politico poll released Wednesday morning, his tweets, including that against MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski, and his personality are not helping him, at all.

Read More

indy dayII know the calendar says we are approaching the 4th of July, but, it just doesn’t feel like Independence Day.

Perhaps it should.  It’s hot as heck.  The airlines have been packed. The hot dogs are ready for grilling.  The umps are saying, "play ball". The patriotic activities are scheduled. The fireworks are ready-for-blasting. 

Yet, it just doesn’t feel like independence day.

Read More

bill rights2To President Thomas Jefferson, July 4th celebrated more than the signing of the Declaration of Independence. He thought it was a link to the future. The message prominent colonists sent to King George III led to the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, the initial and most prominent feature of which is the First Amendment that guarantees free speech. It’s part of the country’s fundamental essence that each man and woman can say what they feel about government, or anything else, proving President Donald Trump needs some civics lessons.

Read More

latter-blum2

Dead Pelican

Optimized-DeadPelican2 1 1