David Gewirtz Sneaks in Obama Attack Post at ZDNet Government Blog

It looks like the editors over at ZDNet have decided to allow one of their own to leave the realm of tech-blogging and move into the political game. I assume this was green-lit in order to take advantage of the virtually untapped political interests of their otherwise agnostic tech readers. The writer in...

Response from U.S. and World Leaders to Obama and the Nobel Peace Prize

Sen. John McCain and Minnesota’s Gov. Tim Pawlenty, at least, chose the classy route. McCain told Greg Sargent through his press spokesperson, “I congratulate President Obama on receiving this prestigious award. I join my fellow Americans in expressing pride in our President on this occasion.”...

On Palin, Noonan Is the Antidote to Douthat

Eyal Press, at The Nation: I like Ross Douthat, as I’ve said here before, but earlier this week he wrote a justly panned column in which he claimed, absurdly, that Sarah Palin had been done in by media elites who “mocked and misrepresented” her because she didn’t graduate from...

John McCain Has An Attack of the Terrible Two’s

Sen. McCain threatened Pres. Obama’s nominee for Deputy Secretary of the Interior, David Hayes, with a no vote because Hayes dissed Ronald Reagan and the Wild, Wild West — three years ago: At a nomination hearing for David Hayes for deputy secretary of Interior, the former Republican...

Where Was This McCain During the Campaign?

President-elect Obama got some support today from a surprising source — and gets snide lip from Politico’s Mike Allen for doing so: In a surprising rebuke to the warriors who fought for him through tough times, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on Sunday sided with President-elect Barack Obama and...

Comic Relief from the McCain Campaign

A team of Fox investigative reporters went to a post-election sale at McCain headquarters in Arlington, VA, and got a Blackberry loaded with confidential campaign information: It started with a snippet we read on page A23 in Thursday’s Washington Post.  The McCain-Palin campaign was going to sell its used...

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