Archive for June 17th, 2008

Barack is trying to hide behind the shield again, accusing Republicans of politicizing the war on terror. The shield is the trick he uses to try to turn his own blunders back against the other side. Yesterday, in an interview with Jake Tapper, Barack stuck his foot in it big time, advocating for treating terrorists […]


Barack said something horrifying in his interview with Jake Tapper yesterday. When the conversation turned to last week’s Supreme Court decision on Gitmo, Barack volunteered the first World Trade Center attack in 1993 as evidence of how treating terrorists like common criminals was a superior approach to treating them like the violent, military enemy that […]


A Deader Cat

17Jun08

Barack’s dead cat bounce came with an even bigger thud than it seemed at first. Independents, the crowd that is most in play, have been moving toward McCain over the past month. Keep in mind, the past month has focused almost entirely on the Democratic race and Barack’s coronation, with McCain pushed far into the […]


Thanks, Guys

17Jun08

Thanks to the U.K. Press Association for their title on this Gore endorsement story. Gore throws his weight behind Obama Isn’t that just the best? Former Vice President Al Gore has made a dramatic debut in the 2008 presidential campaign. He delivered a blistering attack on the man who denied him the presidency eight years […]


Back to Iraq

17Jun08

I forgot to tell you – Barack says he is going back to Iraq. FLINT, Mich. – Barack Obama says he is going to visit Iraq and Afghanistan before the November election. The presumed Democratic presidential nominee said he spoke with Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari today about the war and told him he looks […]


Is he a conservative, or perhaps a journalist? I don’t know, but Jake Tapper can be delightful. Check out this question he asked Barack Obama yesterday. TAPPER: You and Senator John McCain are both talking about the need to reach across the partisan divide. OBAMA: Right. TAPPER: It’s not difficult to look at Senator McCain’s […]


The Latino Vote

17Jun08

A new poll indicates that Barack is doing just fine with Latino voters – in some places. The survey of 800 Lation voters in 21 states found that 60 percent planned to vote for Obama, compared to 23 percent for McCain, with 16 percent undecided. Why didn’t they survey the other 29 states? Apparently they […]