Archive for the ‘Denver’ Category

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 […]

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. […]

Sister Maya


I forgot all about Barack’s sister, Maya Soetoro. Did you see her?

Up with America


Dennis Kucinich gave a lively speech at the Denver convention. He looks like a bit of a dope, but at least there’s some fire.

Barack OBlunder


Susan Estrich writes today about the blunder that the convention has been, thus far, for Barack. Democrats might not be united behind Barack Obama, but they are certainly united in what they think about George Bush and the GOP. What Obama needed in this convention was an effective assault on George Bush and John McCain, […]



Hillary is proud of many things at the start of her speech. She’s a proud Democrat, a proud mother, etc. But guess who she leaves out?

Hillary played it beautifully last night – she did everything she could for Barack. As a result, Barack suffers. This was the delightful situation in which she found herself. …last night she hit all the right notes, delivering a speech remarkably free of any sense of defeat, self-pity or what-might-have-beens. She thanked the 18 million […]