Archive for June 24th, 2008

Black Flack


Given the flack over the comments of McCain aid Charlie Black regarding the benefit that McCain would get from another terror attack, the perspective offered by Jake Tapper of ABC is valuable. …it’s worth recalling that Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-NY, in August 2007, while campaigning in Concord, NH, similarly noted the political advantage a terrorist […]

Once again comes evidence from the campaign of Change that there is nothing different with Barack – he eagerly engages in the politics of pettiness. Barack Obama’s campaign held a conference call with former 9/11 commissioner Richard Ben Veniste to excoriate McCain adviser Charlie Black — accusing him of engaging in the “politics of fear” […]

How silly is the whole Unity thing. Hillary and Barack unified? Riiiiiggght. A tie vote in Unity means Barack and Hillary are unified? Nope. Hillary won New Hampshire but Barack won the nomination equals unified. No, not exactly. But the duo will go to Unity New Hampshire on Friday where they each received 127 votes, […]

Elizabeth Edwards doesn’t have much confidence in the power of Barack. Elizabeth Edwards, wife of former Democratic presidential candidate and vice presidential nominee John Edwards, predicted that November’s contest between Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain would be close. She’s right, of course. The odds of Barack surviving his inexperience and sleazy friends is not […]

The Obama campaign has apparently flipped on the idea of using a slightly modified presidential seal to represent the candidate. Obama campaign communications director Robert Gibbs told CNN “that was a one time thing for a one time event.” Good decision. Going from the superficial to the super-scary, Democrats are trying to figure out if […]

Here’s an outline on how Barack’s race card game works according to John Pitney at National Review Online. On Friday, Senator Obama warned a cheering audience about the Republicans. “They’re going to try to make you afraid of me. He’s young and inexperienced and he’s got a funny name. And did I mention he’s black?” […]