Post Archive

September 6, 2008

From time to time I check in with fellow Virginian Larry J. Sabato about the state of the presidential race here and in other swing states....

Via streaming video, I watched Sarah Palin in New Mexico Saturday night, speaking to a very loud crowd before she introduced John McCain.  Observing not as a partisan...

Available at Newsweek.com: "What Hillary Should Say Now," by Patti Davis. I don't think Hillary will be reading it either....

The next time someone tells you the Republican Party is controlled by an extremist agenda on the subject of abortion, you might reply by noting...

Ahithophel, on John Podhoretz: Actually, I found this article in TIME more insulting: "Are Evangelicals Really Sold on Palin?" I am an evangelical, an academic, and a...

My initial reaction after the McCain speech was " workmanlike" and "basic." But I rewatched the last ten minutes or so. Upon further review I have to...

John, the flailing seems to continue. The Obama team plainly doesn't know what to do about Sarah Palin or Palin-mania. Today Barack Obama took after Palin: “She’s...

All year, we've been told about the political "maturation" of evangelical Christians -- about how younger evangelicals show interest in issues like global warming that...

The Obama camp must be in melt down. Perhaps fearing that the MSM has now slowed in its efforts to villify Sarah Palin and drive...

The notion that Sarah Palin is unaccomplished and untested is frankly a media invention. For those who bother to examine her actual record, the facts...

A smart take on John McCain's speech. Former UN Ambassador John Bolton hopes the Bush administration leaves on a high note. I'm skeptical. My recent interview with...

I confess I thought the "head of the National Guard" argument was a weak one in defense of Sarah Palin.  But this is actually a...