It Worked So Well The Last Time

You know how we can tell that John McCain suspending his campaign helped?  Easy!  The stock market totally didn’t crash because enough bipartisan support was totally available to pass the bailout bill, and we’re totally looking towards bright and shiny days again when it comes to the economy....

More Evidence That McCain’s “Suspension” Was Anything But

It is becoming ever clearer that not only was John McCain’s campaign “suspension” a political stunt intended to provide the Arizona Senator the opportunity to get some grandstanding in; it’s also a big fat lie. Officially, McCain’s campaign was supposed to be suspended...

Removing Politics by Injecting Politics

When John McCain “suspended” (yes, “suspended” now gets the quotation mark treatment in this context) his campaign yesterday, he claimed this was a move to put aside politics in order to address a dire situation.  But one really has to question that offered motive given the evidence....

What the McCain Campaign Really Didn’t Want You To See

So it just occurred to me that maybe I’ve been taking the whole McCain campaign suspension the wrong way.  I’ve been looking at it from the point of view that McCain threw another Hail Mary pass to try and turn around his polling numbers. I had no clue there was another possible motive behind it...

Three Hail Marys

Joe Klein is spot on when he calls out John McCain for what he rightfully sees as a “gimmick”.  Rep. Barney Frank, who is actually leading the way in negotiating a bailout deal with the administration joins Klein in calling John McCain out on yet another hail mary pass. But will it work?  Good...