Archive for June 3rd, 2008

Embarrassed, perhaps, by the Racist Reverend’s newfound prominence, the Diocese of Chicago has suspended Michael Pfleger. CBS 2 News has learned that Francis Cardinal George is temporarily removing Father Michael Pfleger from his position as pastor of St. Sabina Roman Catholic Church on Chicago’s South Side. It’s about Pfreaking time, isn’t it? “I have asked […]


Folks on Wall Street don’t seem to get it. Inexperience is a desirable credential! There have been claims made by some that the rush of selling that hit the market in the afternoon came through when the Associated Press reported that Illinois Senator Barack Obama has enough delegates to claim the Democratic nomination for president. […]


There’s more bad news for the Obama camp today: Former President Carter says he’ll endorse Democrat Barack Obama after the polls close on the final primaries. Carter joins Fidel Castro, Robert Reich, Ted Kennedy, Tom Hanks, NARAL, John Edwards, Jane Fonda, The Teamsters and Steel Workers unions, Moveon.org, John Kerry, Michael Moore, Oprah Winfrey, George […]


More on VP

03Jun08

Sounding like the good team player that she is, Hillary Clinton told colleagues today that she’s open to being Barack’s running mate. Clinton, a New York senator, made the comment on a conference call with other New York lawmakers Tuesday, according a participant on the call. It just makes you love her more, doesn’t it? […]


VEEP?

03Jun08

Drudge has a headline this afternoon reporting, with no story in support, that Hillary is open to the idea of running as Vice President. While this is an obvious move for Barack, it’s a more difficult calculation from Hillary’s perspective. See the post below for more discussion. Barack, meanwhile, has his committed Super D’s and […]


Why would Hillary want to accept the VP position? If Barack loses with her on the ticket, she’s part of the failure, hurting her chances for 2012. If he loses without her: She could come back and say, “I told you so… and oh, by the way, I won the popular vote.” …Why add insult […]


Bill Kristol points out an omission in a recent Barack commencement speech that could come back to haunt. It was memorial day weekend, when Barack was filling in for Ted Kennedy at Wesleyan University. The speech was a predictable call to public service. In it, Barack details – at some length — the “so many […]