All posts tagged 2008 presidential election

Proud to Vote Democratic This Year

I’ve received a lot of email asking me to stop linking to those politicians I disagree with and to write more about the politicians with which I agree. I linked to an endorsement by The New Yorker and quoted a couple of paragraphs. That pretty much is exactly how I Read More...

Brave New Girl?

Lovely: “Sometimes, when a political campaign has run out of ideas and senses that the prize is slipping through its fingers, it rolls up a sleeve and plunges an arm, shoulder deep, right down to the bottom of the barrel. The problem for John McCain, Sarah Palin, and the Republican Read More...

Sunday Editorial Round-Up

Inside look at the McCain campaign and its narrative attempts: John McCain – The Making (and Remaking and Remaking) of the Candidate – NYTimes.com This election cycle was supposed to be about “the story”. Unfortunately for McCain, his ever-changing direction has been completely transparent. Normally, that wouldn’t be such a Read More...

Powell Goes for Obama

From: TPM TV | Talking Points Memo | TPMtv: Sunday Show Roundup: Powell Play (note: Talking Points Memo is tapping my political ass right now.) McCain’s gamble to play to the fringe has not paid off. The Powell endorsement is a big one. The campaign is getting desperate: McCain is Read More...