Archive for January, 2008

Nader to the rescue! Won’t this guy ever go away? From ABC: He was set to announce that he had formed an exploratory committee Wednesday, even before former Sen. John Edwards made it known that he’d be ending his candidacy. But with Edwards — who has made economic populism and ending poverty cornerstones of his campaign — leaving [...]

Obama and the radical left

Considering that Barack Obama is currently vying for the Democratic nomination, I’ve held off discussing his “liberalness” — primarily because I want him to win the nomination, and at this juncture, the competition is still for “the base”. In exactly the same way Republicans are forced to pander to the hard right, the Democrats have [...]

Breaking — Edwards exiting the race (Updated)

The AP is reporting that John Edwards will announce his withdrawal from the Democratic nomination process today at 1pm: The two-time White House candidate notified a close circle of senior advisers that he planned to make the announcement at a 1 p.m. EST event in New Orleans that had been billed as a speech on [...]

Exit polls: Florida Republicans fail the litmus test

There’s some consternation in the conservative blogosphere this morning about the Florida results. They’re trying to understand how a closed GOP primary could include Independent and Democratic voters. Considering we’re talking about the Sunshine State here (they have such a wonderful history with elections), I can’t say I blame them. It’s worth noting, though, that [...]


Hey! This freedom of speech thing is pretty cool! It allows people to write crap like this, and likewise allows people like me to call it out for what it is: bigoted, racist, sexist tripe! Full story here and here, with a h/t to Pam.