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A Song For McCain

Friday, October 10th, 2008

(…this could also go out to Fleet Week and the Blue Angels). And so once again My dear Johnny my dear friend And so once again you are fightin’ us all And when I ask you why You raise your sticks and cry, and I fall Oh, my friend How did you come To trade [...]

Thank You Michelle

Thursday, October 9th, 2008


Linky Blinky Heart

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

So much sleaze, desperation and incompetence, so little time to catch up. Yeah, Senator McCain. Looks like you’re following in Bush’s boots when it comes to buying into the Peter Principle… Meg Whitman as Treasury Secretary? Hilarious. Let’s talk about McCain’s pep rally soundtracks. Conservative Republican mouthpieces continue to speak truth to mediocrity. (Do they [...]

Liveblogging the Prezadenshal Dabayt

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008

7:30: “What don’t you know, and how will you learn it?” Obama answers the question he wished he’d been asked, like any politician, and says “here’s what I DO know…” and talks about his upbringing and how it’s helped form his world view. He edits his stump speech, in other words. McCain answers more directly: [...]

“Talk Like Sarah Palin Day”

Monday, October 6th, 2008

It’s Funny Because It’s…Not Funny, Or, If I Wasn’t Laughing I’d Be Sighing.

Andrew Sullivan Liveblogging the Debate

Thursday, October 2nd, 2008

I disagree with him regarding Biden’s slow start, but it’s a characteristically incisive and insightful bit of observation from Mr. Sullivan.

Veep Versus Veep

Thursday, October 2nd, 2008

Summing up: Palin kept her head above water, but her answers seemed random and erratic and, ultimately, unconvincing. She was exceedingly evasive in answering most direct questions and not very good at it, either. Biden: did what he needed to do. Passionate but even-handed. No real surprises; the guy is smart and experienced. He kept [...]

Desperate Opportunism

Wednesday, September 24th, 2008

Let’s see. The other guy is six to nine points up on you in most polls, and you’re about to get stomped in Friday night’s debate. What do you do to stall his momentum?

“Sarah Quaylin”

Saturday, September 20th, 2008

The Peter Principle, again

The Back Says “I’m Gullible. And I Vote.”

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008