Archive for the ‘Kerry’ Category

Race Loses


Race a factor? Obama did not win a majority of white voters; no Democrat has since Lyndon Johnson in 1964. But he ran equal to the last three Democratic candidates for president among white voters, and even slightly better than the party’s 2004 nominee, according to an Edison/Mitofsky exit poll conducted for a consortium of […]

Exit Polls I


For what it’s worth, exit polls were embargoed until 5pm, which means they are embargoed no longer. Will keep you up to date as they become available. From AP: The economy is by far the top issue on voters’ minds as Election Day at last arrives. An Associated Press exit poll finds six in 10 […]

The socialists are feeling confident enough about victory to speak honestly about their hopes and dreams. The nation’s battered economy needs an old-fashioned “Rooseveltian lift” of regulatory reforms and government spending on the infrastructure, clean energy and other sectors, U.S. Sen. John Kerry said yesterday. We’re still trying to cope with the legacy of the […]

Left Ugly


Cindy Sheehan, the ultimate lefty, believes she’s being harassed by the ugly left. This is just the latest of signs that Democrats are guilty of everything they parade around pretending to be against. I’m still waiting for Dems to get upset about the racism of Reverends Pfleger, Meeks and Wright. There is no outrage over […]

Ed Rendell, the Governor of Pennsylvania, was a big Hillary supporter. And now he’s supporting, of course, Barack Obama, but he doesn’t sound particularly excited about it. “With people who have a lot of gifts, it’s hard for people to identify with them,” the governor said. “Barack Obama is handsome. He’s incredibly bright. He’s incredibly […]

Some advice, from recent history, for Barack on his VP pick – as with everything in your campaign, do the opposite of John Kerry. This is an excerpt from Bob Shrum’s book about John Kerry making his choice for vice president. Kerry talked with several potential picks, including Gephardt and Edwards. He was comfortable after […]

John Kerry for Vice President? A top aide to U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-N.Y.) during her presidential run this year said Tuesday night that U.S. Sen. John Kerry has been vetted to be presumptive Democratic nominee Barack Obama’s running mate. Now there’s an idea for how Barack can shake the “elitist” rap. Howard Wolfson, who […]