Archive for November 10th, 2008

Media Bias


Was the Washington Post’s campaign coverage tilted in favor of Barack? The Post’s ombudsman says so. Here are some of Deborah Howell’s observations. The Post provided a lot of good campaign coverage, but readers have been consistently critical of the lack of probing issues coverage and what they saw as a tilt toward Democrat Barack […]

Hey, cut her a little slack, wouldja? It’s not like she came to the door wearing only a towel or nothin’! Jeez! The co-chair of Barack Obama’s Transition Team, Valerie Jarrett, appeared on Meet the Press this weekend and used, shall we say, an interesting word to described what she thinks Barack Obama will be […]

In an historic moment drowning in history, the historic president-elect made his historic visit to the White House, as a transition steeped in history moves historically forward. President-elect Barack Obama visited the White House on Monday for his first post-election meeting with President George W. Bush, a strikingly symbolic moment in the historic transition of […]

Know Nothings


Are you feeling Bill’s pain? “It’s all guilt by association,” Ayers said. “They made me into a cartoon character—they threw me up onstage just to pummel me. I felt from the beginning that the Obama campaign had to run the Obama campaign and I have to run my life.” Poor Bill – life as the […]

Here We Go


Right on queue: The international financial crisis has given world leaders a unique opportunity to create a truly global society, Britain’s Prime Minister Gordon Brown will say in a keynote foreign policy speech on Monday. In his annual speech at the Lord Mayor’s Banquet, Brown — who has spearheaded calls for the reform of international […]