An Early Sign Of Competence

Marc Ambinder has an interesting post up in which veteran Democrats find themselves astounded with the transition operation of the Obama team. The central point here is that what we are seeing is an early glimpse at how competent the Obama operation is shaping up to be, focusing first on ensuring that come...

What are they thinking?

In the heat of the battle for the Democratic nomination, and the tuning up for the general election fight to come, it’s easy to overlook the essential question of why anyone in their right mind would even want to be President. What would motivate someone to seek the office? Granted, there’s a...

Dear SusanUnPC: Got your white hood on?

Everytime I think SusanUnPC at No Quarter hasn’t sunk low enough in her attacks against Obama, she rents a bulldozer and digs. This time, though, she dug too far — right into white power. Rumproast, a blog that’s been on fire today, churns out another must-read post. He’s been...

Happy Democracy Fatigue Day

Digby asks a (simple) question that a number of us Canucks watching from the sidelines have also posited numerous times during the (over)extended run up to November: Is there any reason why the parties choose a nominee through this delegate system at all? Why don’t they just count up the votes and...

Ohio To Clinton

It’s official, Ohio is being called for Clinton.  To be honest I’m surprised it took this long to call, Obama never got real close.  At this point one has to hope that he’ll bring it in to within single digits by the time all precincts...

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