“It Didn’t Come Up In The Flow Of The Conversation.”

Here’s a quick clip from a McCain interview with Charlie Gibson courtesy Josh Marshall: Transcript and comment below the fold. Transcript: McCain: …but I have every right to insist that he be candid and truthful with the American people.  Uh, and he needs to be asked about it, and he needs to be...

Whiplash

It has been an interesting pivot, to say the least. Shortly after McCain announced Palin as his running mate, the buzz was that she couldn’t be trusted to campaign on her own.  She would need some serious cramming before she was “ready for primetime”.  Her acceptance speech was written...

McCain Subscribes to the Gibsonian School of Economics

You have to wonder if the folks at ABC have dipped into the ranks of tabloidesque journalism for the sake of their own personal bank accounts. It would make sense. On top of the debate/debacle that occured last week was also a sit down one-on-one with John McCain. Now, I didn’t watch it, and I had...

The Textbook Washington Game

The best way to respond and react to “the textbook Washington game”? Mirth and humor, of course: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FlR9DNfqGD4[/youtube] It’s no surprise that George Stephanopoulos has gotten defensive about his and Charlie Gibson’s “moderator”...

Blowback

And he laughed. Apparently I’m not the only one that wasn’t particularly thrilled with the way that Stephy and Charlie Gibson chose to turn what was supposed to be a debate into a two hour political tabloid-like beat down. The crowd that was there live was booing the moderators just as they went...