Archive for August 28th, 2008



Obama–palooza is off and running at Rezko Field. Lots of people have been waiting for hours to hear people sing. Stevie Wonder is performing. He says he loves us. Earlier, I think it was the woman who used to be married to Lance Armstrong who played. She doesn’t love us. At least, if she does, […]

Heavy Objects


What will Barack be doing tonight in his speech? Let’s figure that he’ll aggressively assert that he can handle being Commander in Chief, and he’ll probably offer some specifics about what Hope and Change are all about. According to a focus group conducted by pollster Frank Luntz, Obama’s problem is partially that the remaining undecided […]

Pawlenty Good


It seems pretty certain that Tim Pawlenty will be the choice for McCain’s running mate. On one level this will be great news, as it will mean Lieberman and Romney, both of whom would have been a disaster, will have been passed over. Governor Tim Pawlenty of Minnesota, taking his turn in Denver today to […]

Barack Bump


The Gallup tracking poll, which a couple of days ago had McCain pulling into a 2 point lead, now has Barack up 6%. As a poll of registered voters, Gallup tends to jump around alot. Ironically, the Rasmussen tracker, less volatile with it’s survey of likely voters, has the race as a tie. The Rasmussen […]

John McCain is teasing now on his VP choice, trying to steal back some attention. Senator John McCain has decided on his running mate, two Republican strategists in contact with McCain’s campaign said Wednesday. He is expected to reveal his choice at a rally at a basketball arena in Dayton, Ohio, at 11 a.m. Friday. […]

It’s 3AM


Yup – 3AM and I’m watching DVR’d coverage from the 10pm hour Wednesday night on ABC. Stephanopoulos is going on and on how Bill Clinton gave so much to Barack in his speech. Maybe I’m over-analyzing, but it seemed to me that there was a great deal of parsing. Watching it live last night, my […]