Archive for the ‘georgia’ Category

North Korea

10Sep08

Question – A new international crisis is good news for which candidate for President? Answer – the one who is qualified for the job. Kim Jong-il, North Korea’s leader, is seriously ill and is likely to have suffered a stroke weeks ago, American officials said Tuesday, raising the prospect of a chaotic power struggle in […]


Is the possible Obama money miscalculation being exacerbated by overreaching in the number of states it wants to put into play. “One of our strategic goals here is to wake up on the morning of Nov. 4 with as many pathways to 270 electoral votes as possible,” David Plouffe, Obama’s campaign manager, recently told reporters. […]


All Georgians

13Aug08

John McCain continues to capitalize on events in Georgia. McCain considers himself a close friend and fervent supporter of Saakashvili and Georgia, and has taken a hard line against Russia since hostilities between the two countries began last week. He told a town hall meeting here today that Russia’s aggression had ominous implications. Even as […]


Is Barack’s response to Russia’s invasion of Georgia – consisting of mushy, internationalist platitudes – something that will turn from a benign attempt to look presidential into a campaign liability? Perhaps so, when contrasted with McCain’s more forceful and specific action oriented comments on Friday. On the other hand, McCain’s people weren’t smart enough to […]


Barack now admits the obvious, as his campaign manager did before him, that he was referring to race when he said: So what they’re going to try to do is make you scared of me. You know, `he’s not patriotic enough, he’s got a funny name,’ you know, `he doesn’t look like all those other […]