Category Archives: Campaign ’08

Media bias

I just came across an interesting, albeit unsurprising, article on press bias during our crazy election cycle. It’s by Mark Halperin, of Time Magazine, and the basic premise is alluded to in the title: ‘extreme pro-Obama’ press bias. Read it … Continue reading

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Hello, Mr. President!

This is my favorite picture of Election night ’08. The coordination of colors, keeping it all black and red, was beautiful, and the impact of seeing a First Family that is “different” from everything we’ve ever been represented by…well, that … Continue reading

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Congratulations Barack Obama!

And, hey, the Democrats have swept the White House, Senate, and Congress! It truly is the beginning of a new era, and while I remain skeptically optimistic, I am glad to feel this optimism. Our President-Elect Obama has got a … Continue reading

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On the Brink of History

Today was such a beautiful day, that we were compelled to go out to vote. Well, we had decided that there were too many important issues at stake to stay home, so even if it had been hailing ice cubes, … Continue reading

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Why I can’t vote for Sarah?

The Katie Couric interview. It was a disaster. I was shocked by how the SNL skit of that interview was so faithful to the interview itself. Frankly, I am dissappointed that Gov. Palin turned out to be so absolutely confused … Continue reading

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McShocker

I can’t stop shaking my head in amusement/fear. The amusement is for the fact that Senator McCain did the unthinkable, the unimaginable, and the absolutely unknowable. He selected a woman, and not just any woman, as his VP; but this … Continue reading

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What just happened?!

Soooo tonight was the night with the speech America was waiting on the edge of it’s collective seat for, with all of us (even me–booo me) waiting for at least a few substantive soundbites to pop out of Senator Obama’s … Continue reading

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A Rock Star with Class

You know what I like love about Bill Clinton? He is a rock star with class. Tonight, he delivered a ringing endorsement for Barack Obama that was more gracious and sincere than anybody on the losing side of any game … Continue reading

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Homerun Hillary

My God, if I didn’t know better, and if she had been the last Democrat standing, I think I would have actually voted for Senator Clinton. That lady rocked the rafters of the Convention Center, and if anybody has any … Continue reading

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Dear Michelle

That speech needed help. I’ll give it to you bluntly: there was no introduction, no plot, and no conclusion. (Much like my blog posts, but I’m not in a bid for First Lady, so nobody really cares.) First of all, … Continue reading

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