Archive for June 13th, 2008



I’m shocked about Tim Russert’s death, as I suspect you are. 58 is too young to go, in general, but Tim was full of life and passion for his work and his family. WASHINGTON – Tim Russert, NBC News’ Washington bureau chief and the moderator of “Meet the Press,” died Friday after being stricken at […]

One of the fascinating things about the irrational exuberance over Barack’s candidacy is the magnitude of the ills expected to be cured simply by handing him the keys to the White House. The radical media in this country is gleefully reporting from around the world a shared desire for Barack to be President. The world […]

Is Barack just another liberal, or if given the presidency would he actually try to move his party, responsible for so much that is wrong in America today, toward some new and successful policies. David Brooks explores the question in the Times today. That question is surprisingly hard to answer. When you listen to his […]

How is Barack’s attempt to link McCain to George W. going? Here are some numbers from a new Hotline poll. Far from being seen as “McBush“, the AZ GOPer outperforms ‘generic’ GOPers across the board. Obama has a 6-pt lead on the question of who’d best handle the economy, but it’s nowhere near the 26-pt […]

Barack isn’t the only one facing members of Congress uncertain about how closely they wish to align themselves with their party’s nominee. At least 14 Republican members of Congress have refused to endorse or publicly support Sen. John McCain for president, and more than a dozen others declined to answer whether they back the Arizona […]