Archive for August 10th, 2008

I Have a Wife

10Aug08

Why is the Obama campaign doing this? Sen. Barack Obama’s campaign announced yesterday that his wife, Michelle, will be the star attraction on the opening night of the Democratic National Convention, Aug. 25 in Denver. It strikes me as a mistake. Michelle comes across as strident – a black activist, not an American political wife […]


How does Barack’s candidacy survive Michelle’s view of America? You combine these sorts of clips with Reverends Wright and Pfleger, sprinkle in a little Tony Rezko and Bill Ayers, and you’ve got an ad that the Swift Boat guys from 4 years ago could only dream about.


Broken

10Aug08

If you haven’t seen McCain’s “Broken” ad yet, take a look. This is a theme that will play a major role in the campaign – an attempt by McCain to kidnap the mantle of change. He is, after all, the guy who’s been living what Barack can only put forth as an concept – reaching […]


Why is the Obama campaign doing this? Sen. Barack Obama’s campaign announced yesterday that his wife, Michelle, will be the star attraction on the opening night of the Democratic National Convention, Aug. 25 in Denver. It strikes me as a mistake. Michelle comes across as strident – a black activist, not an American political wife […]


The Numbers

10Aug08

The presidential race remains close, with Rasmussen showing McCain back in the lead by 1%. The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Saturday shows that the race for the White House is tied—Barack Obama and John McCain each attract 44% of the vote. When “leaners” are included, it’s McCain 47% and Obama 46%. With […]