Reality Check

Despite the empty promise of a magical unity pony being giddily floated by the Very Serious Set (sample conventional wisdom: “[t]he big argument for centrist governance is that nothing significant can be achieved in Washington without bipartisan support, without members in both parties owning a stake”)...

Consider Yourself Duly Chastened

I didn’t mean to bump Mac, who has a great jam to kick off your weekend (hopefully manning call centers!), but Sully just posted something that really, really hit me hard. As some of you may have noticed, I took a little break there for a month or so after Obama clinched the nomination.  I...

A Novel Concept: Make Them Work For Our Votes

Must-read post from KathyG on how to make Barack Obama–and politicians in general–better: Over this past election season, on websites and listservs and in conversations, I’ve seen an awful lot of cheap, hacktacular electioneering in favor of one candidate or another. But at the end of the day, I don’t think...