Palin Induced Buyer’s Remorse

Roger Simon for Politico succinctly encapsulates the state of the McCain campaign as it exists today.  Despite the reassurances that McCain guarantees victory come November 4th, they are already planning on losing, and they are planning to use Sarah Palin as the sacrificial anode when that loss comes about....

The Al Gore Effect

Finally Al Gore has chosen to endorse a Democratic candidate in this year’s presidential election.  Speaking before an Obama crowd that was, as is quickly becoming par for the course, massive, the former vice president described Obama as, “the candidate best able to solve these problems and...

It’s Not Over Until It’s Over… Unless It Really Is Over, Of Course

True to her never give up, never surrender persona, Mrs. Clinton affirms that the Democratic primary isn’t over, and that by some metrics she is winning.  Both of these may be questionable assertions, but politics isn’t about giving in. Indeed, much of politics is about building a narrative, and...