Post Archive

April 2, 2008

John McCain's "Bio Tour" ( and the incidents Abe refers to) got me thinking about all the candidates' backgrounds and personalities. And it struck me:...

Imagine if Barack Obama had been able to control completely the public’s awareness of his relationship with Rev. Jeremiah Wright. In all likelihood, he...

Across the world yesterday, hope was rife that Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe would actually step down, rather than try to steal the election he had...

The man whose ingratiating smile launched a thousand delegates may not be so friendly after all. Here’s Karl Rove in an upcoming GQ interview: Barack Obama...

Howard Dean met with the Florida Congressional delegation and the head of the Florida state party and came up with a bowl full of mush,...

Consider the following description, plucked from today's New York Times: A gaunt, worn-looking 52-year-old with warm brown eyes and an apologetic manner, he is one of...

Both Howard Dean and Nancy Pelosi are now voicing the Clinton line that superdelegates should vote their conscience and not just rubber-stamp the pledged delegate...

A few years ago, the Goliath of online booksellers, Amazon.com, purchased a company called BookSurge which offers on-demand publishing of thousands of books. Rather than...

A piece on sfgate offers a telling glimpse of Clinton rage. Last weekend, Bill Clinton flew in from Chicago to California and schmoozed with superdelegates...

Matthew Yglesias asks "Do we really need a Richard Cohen column about how World War II was, in fact, a good war? Surely there's some...

Barack Obama addressed the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO today. Both have a lot at stake. The AFL-CIO and other unions clearly see 2008 as their year. The...

Hillary Clinton adviser and superdelegate wrangler Harold Ickes revealed to TPM Election Central (h/t The Page) that he's talking to superdelegates about Reverend Wright. Shocked?...