Archive for October 5th, 2008

Is John McCain’s old age, coupled with Sarah Palin’s scary self-confidence, combining to make her TV exposure last week a loser for the GOP? Frank Rich at the New York Times thinks so. The standard take has it that she’s either speaking utter ignorant gibberish (as to Couric) or reciting highly polished, campaign-written sound bites […]

Exposing Ayers


The Obama campaign is reacting quickly and harshly to Sarah Palin’s attempts to get the truth out about Bill Ayers. Here’s a TV news report from a few weeks ago on the examination of documents regarding the close association between Ayers and Obama on the Chicago Annenberg Challenge. Knowing these attacks would be coming, the […]

Somehow, this doesn’t seem like enough anymore. Stepping up the Republican ticket’s attacks on Senator Barack Obama, Gov. Sarah Palin on Saturday seized on a report about Mr. Obama’s relationship with a former 1960s radical to accuse him of “palling around with terrorists.” The dire economic stories of the past three weeks have shifted the […]