Archive for August 9th, 2008

It wasn’t long ago that comedians were complaining about the difficulty of finding an angle for mocking Barack Obama. No longer. Last month Jon Stewart, host of the satirical news programme The Daily Show, had to tell his audience that they were allowed to laugh at Mr Obama after a joke fell flat. But Mr […]


One of the challenges facing Barack is the fact that he’s never fought for the causes which gained him the support of Democrats. He never put himself out in an attempt to end the war, for example, to impeach President Bush, or to push Global Warming. Anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan qualified Friday for a November […]


Does anyone remember Barack Obama, the guy who used to be the candidate of change? …I’ve sometimes wondered in recent months: Whatever happened to that Obama, to that enemy of excessive partisanship and evangelist of national unity? He was a uniter, not a divider. “Now even as we speak, there are those who are preparing […]