Author Archives: Bob Grossfeld

Avatar

About Bob Grossfeld

Bob is a longtime political & public affairs strategist. Based in Phoenix, AZ he spends a great deal of his time doing guerrilla therapy for his fellow Arizonans before they succumb to the state's lunacy. The media calls on him frequently to help explain Arizona politics with a straight face.

Martha McSally. Is it worth Trump fundraising?

In case you missed it all members of the U.S. Senate swore an oath this morning regarding how they will behave during the Impeachment Trial, including Arizona’s Martha McSally. Here’s the oath:

“I solemnly swear that in all things appertaining to the trial of the impeachment of President Donald J.Read the rest

Posted in Politics | Leave a comment

New Polling Report: Biden still in lead; Bloomberg starts in 5th Place

 The Horse Race

Nothing much new in the big Democratic presidential horse race this week. It’s starting to read like a law firm: Biden Sanders & Warren with one important change; Michael Bloomberg.… Read the rest

Posted in Politics | Leave a comment

Yes – Trump & Friends could reactivate The Draft

There’s some sudden interest in “the Draft.” And there should be. The Trump Administration is filled with “hawks” who seem to think that attacking other countries is the only way to run the United States.
Read the rest
Posted in Politics | Leave a comment

Accountability 2020: Make ’em do something

Like a gathering storm, the 90 members of the Arizona legislature are getting ready to invade the State Capitol again. So I want to get caught up on where we left off when they adjourned a few months ago

Basically, I believe that we need to evaluate the success or failure of the legislature by a different set of standards.… Read the rest

Posted in Politics | Leave a comment

Democrats: “Trump” is not a winning issue in 2020. What he has done or failed to do are the issues.

New York Times columnist David Leonhardt put his finger on it.

It’s entirely too easy to get ourselves all wound up about how Trump is just an awful human being and we can’t tolerate him in office.… Read the rest

Posted in Politics | Leave a comment

Election 2020: Buckle Up. It’s going to get rough.

By Bob Grossfeld

Sen. Martha McSally (R-AZ), the state’s unelected U.S. Senator, has a big problem: Voter’s common sense

It’s about the impeachment trial of Donald J. Trump. You know, a trial.Read the rest

Posted in Politics | Leave a comment

We Got A Unicorn – Now Don’t Screw It Up

No. This has absolutely nothing to do with sports, just a game.

I’ve been at this a long time. I have seen candidates who are not too bright win campaigns while those few brilliant candidates are sent back home without even a “parting gift.”… Read the rest

Posted in Politics | Leave a comment

Former Gov. Brewer tries to put lipstick on Trump “asylum” policies.

This is a link to an opinion column attributed to former governor Jan Brewer published in the Arizona Capitol Times.

The core of the column is an attempt to put lipstick on the disastrous Trump administration border policies that have created the very real humanitarian crisis.… Read the rest

Posted in Politics | Leave a comment

Special Message to the Arizona Legislature

Dear Members of the Arizona Legislature,

We’ve been noticing that you don’t seem to remember the Oath you swore to when we elected you.

You know the one:

Read the rest
Posted in Politics | Leave a comment

Look for Trump to Play “Let’s make a deal.”

I wrote this at the start of the new year after having thought about it for months. It just seemed like it was time for the second act…especially since I have a one-dollar bet going with a good friend on how this turns out.Read the rest

Posted in Politics | Leave a comment