Posts Tagged ‘lincoln’

Victory Angle

09Jun10

A Tea Party candidate says  she wants to eliminate the Department of Education and Social Security and get the U.S. out of the UN. How does she do in her campaign to grab the GOP nomination to challenge Harry Reid? Conservative outsider and tea-party pick Sharron Angle handily defeated more established rivals and appeared on […]


Obama Washout

01Jun10

The president gets overwhelmed by rain. No wonder he can’t handle millions of gallons of oil. “Excuse me, everybody listen up,” the commander in chief told the crowd huddled under umbrellas and plastic bags amid a torrential downpour outside Chicago. “We are a little bit concerned about lightning. This may not be safe. The president, […]


Lincoln Killer

18Nov08

The media folk are beating the legacy of Honest Abe to death, convinced that the Lincoln storyline of building a government of rivals is their best pitch for selling Barack. It makes sense for Obama to put this kind of narrative forward, but it’s a sad state when the media swallows it like just another […]