Author Archives: Myra Adams

Defending President Trump Is Becoming More Difficult


The author with a Trump cut-out at CPAC March 2016. (This photo is from Myra’s personal archives and did not appear with the National Review piece below.) Re-posted from National Review February 9, 2017 If you believe that the results … Continue reading

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How the Clinton victory party went from coronation to despair


Re-posted from  Washington Examiner. The first public sign that Hillary Clinton’s campaign was unsure of victory was when they canceled the fireworks scheduled for 9 p.m. on election night. As it turned out, there were fireworks on Nov. 8, but … Continue reading

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‘Trump Test’ Will Haunt the GOP in 2020


Re-posted from National Review Oct. 18, 2016 As a long-time loyal Republican, my chronic fear is that George W. Bush will be the last Republican president. (A fear expressed earlier this year by Bush himself.) This fear predates Donald J. … Continue reading

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Ready for Madame President? ‘It’s the Electoral College, stupid.’


Author’s note: This piece originally appeared on National Review, July 12, 2016. Some of the polling data has changed slightly but the general theme still holds. It was during the 1992 presidential election that the famous phrase “It’s the economy, … Continue reading

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Why Florida Shines as 2016’s Most Influential State


Re-posted from National Review  12/3/2015  Pop quiz: Can you name this state? In American history, the major political parties have never nominated a presidential or vice presidential candidate from this state. Since 1976 every Republican presidential candidate who has won … Continue reading

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GOP Nominee Needs 64 percent of the White Vote and 30 percent of the Non-White Vote to Win in ’16


Does Presidential Racial Group Voting Data Since 1976 Spell Doom for Republicans?   It is well-established among pollsters that for either party’s presidential nominee to win in 2016 they must attract the correct balance of what is now commonly referred … Continue reading

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Five Reasons Why Kasich-Rubio Is the Right 2016 Ticket


Re-posted from National Review     August 14, 2015   Last weekend I had the pleasure of attending the annual conservative RedState Gathering, where nine Republican presidential candidates gave fiery speeches. Although all were very impressive speakers, I kept applying the … Continue reading

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