Post Archive

October 16, 2008

The word of the day is "temperament." On PBS, last night after the final presidential debate, David Brooks was celebrating Barack Obama's reassuring temperament. He...

Senator Government rivals Joe the Plumber for top billing. Joe takes on Diane Sawyer. (Taken to its logical extreme, he's arguing against a progressive tax scheme,...

John, I too was less than impressed last night with John McCain. But I think it has a lot to do with hopes and expectations....

Eric, there is just one problem with your analysis about Syria and Lebanon. Why would Syria's formal recognition of Lebanon represent its de facto...

So I was pretty harsh on McCain's performance both last night and this morning. But, on second and third thought, it occurs to me that...

ABC News reports on Joe the Plumber, who seems to be the most effective spokesman for the McCain tax position: "To be honest with you, that...

Mark Steyn muses about John McCain's debate performance: Why couldn't he have used the s-word - "socialism"? Why couldn't he have said that his opponent is...

Well the AP liked McCain -- "By that measure, McCain won the last debate of the 2008 campaign." Conservatives' opinions ranged from skeptical ( "McCain wasn't...

The general feeling on the right side of the blogosphere is that this was McCain's best debate and he did himself a lot of good....