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Gail Collins at The New York Times shares some of her own past associations with Charles Keating, Bernardine Dohrn, and Senator Joseph Lieberman. Surely, she must have been behind the past and present ills of our society in the same way that William Ayers was behind Barack Obama’s ascendancy in the Illinois Senate . If you follow [...]Continue Reading →
The Washington Post’s E.J. Dionne points to the real contrast between Joe Biden and Sarah Palin- the way they were selected:
This week, McCain’s backers signaled their fears that Palin would fail by trying to discredit the debate in advance. Although it has been known at least since July that [...]Continue Reading →
By now, most folks realize that McCain’s urgent need to go to Washington to fix the economy (something he has not felt the need to do since April) is political grandstanding. Here’s a roundup of some of the more articulate folks:
PA – Pittsburgh Post Gazette (Editorial) [...]Continue Reading →
It didn’t happen for Democrats in either 2004 or 2000, but now a new Washington Post-ABC News poll shows that Barack Obama has broken the fifty percent threshold.
Citing fears about the economy, the poll gives Obama a clear nine-point lead, 52-43, over his rival John McCain.
While [...]Continue Reading →
Conservative columnist George Will offers the suggestion that Obama’s composure in the current financial crisis trumps McCain’s frantic call for the firing of Securities and Exchange Commission president Chris Cox. While Obama showed calmness, McCain offered “incoherence” and “outrage” which really showed his incompetence.
Conservatives who insist that electing McCain is crucial [...]Continue Reading →
The Wall Street Journal makes a sobering analysis of John McCain’s comments on the campaign trail and the traditional Republican mantra that has failed to work over the previous eight years:
It is a “particularly perilous” time to favor any sort of privatization, said Neil Newhouse, a Republican pollster. [...]Continue Reading →
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