What About Joe?

I’m feeling like toasted dog crap, so I probably won’t get too much writing done today, but I don’t think I can ignore this.  The rightwing chattersphere is up in arms over what it sees as the intentional destruction of its new iconic hero; Joe the Plumber.  And interestingly some of them...

The Real Reason Wright Won’t Go Away

Over the weekend, Rev. Jeremiah Wright engaged in two very high profile events, one being a Bill Moyers interview that received little more than a whisper in the political press and blogs, and a more mercurial speech delivered to the NAACP. It is interesting to note that there seems to be the slightest...

Poll Report: Aftermath

It’s only been three days since the breaking of the “bitter” remarks, and as a result, there still isn’t really enough polling data out there to adequately assess the situation on the ground in the aftermath.  There is some data out there that can provide us with a sneak peek into...

Of Better Angels And Lesser Demons

I suppose it was a forgone conclusion that I would never be supportive of Hillary Clinton.  Still, one of the arguments I have been making, both in my work, and in my nods towards the Clinton campaign, is that you can have disagreements with and outright oppose someone and still be respectful and...