What Will An Obama White House Look Like?

It’s a little ironic, really.  While Bush’s first term was marked by the bullying of hardcore ideologues, and set a course for this country that was ultimately dangerous and depraved, I have noticed that in the waning days and months of the Bush administration the telltale signs of at least some...

It’s Awful Hard To Run From Bush When…

I know that I’ve never been a big fan of the whole “paint McCain as another Bush” strategy; I remain concerned that such a strategy fails if McCain manages to worm his way out from under Bush’s shadow.  Still, you have to admit, it’s real difficult for McCain to claim...

The Devil went down to Georgia

I’m not going to pretend to have any insider knowledge of the Georgian/Russian conflict over South Ossetia, which is why I’ve stayed mum about the topic. Balloon Juice has a good rundown of events today, and the Newshoggers have been tracking the story for almost a week now. Between reading...

Their Hero is Dead

Seeing how disastrous conservative policies have been over the last eight years*, it’s rather funny to see how far Republicans will run away from the specter of Bush.  For the country as a whole, I think we saw to public mood towards Bush go negative in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.  The...

Killing Clinton’s Last Argument

At this stage of the game, Hillary Clinton has only two real arguments left. One is that she is the popular vote leader; an argument that in and of itself is built upon so much dishonesty that you can actually feel your integrity rotting away as you entertain it. The other is this idea that Clinton will,...

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