The Undercards

With Super Tuesday behind us we’re looking at one impossibly long home stretch that… damn it… isn’t really a home stretch at all, but instead the beginning.  And in this new beginning, it is of course time to evaluate lessons learned and how to best proceed as a result. If Super...

How Obama Is More Electable Than Hillary

Shamanic of the Newshoggers in some final thoughts regarding Super Tuesday happens upon a very significant point that really points to where Obama has an electability edge over Hillary Clinton. Here’s the money quote: That wasn’t much of a thought. More of a flicker of a thought along the lines...

Clinton’s Electability Risk

Yesterday I talked a little bit about Hillary’s renewal of the electability argument, specifically that Obama doesn’t have it.  And as Marc Ambinder points out, this seems to be the story that the Clinton campaign is intending to pound over and over again in the final weeks before the Iowa...

Clinton Kool-Aid

At the beginning of the primary season, the Obama campaign made a slew of rookie mistakes that had me on the edge of giving him up for (politically) dead.  I always agreed with his overall message, and would continue to support him, but I thought he was a done tom turkey for this go. Now, as we draw closer...

Hillary’s Electability & Sexism

A question that has been weighing on me and that I’ve been meaning to raise here for a while is – what value should we, as liberals, place on electability in determining whether to support Hillary for President when we know one factor that adversely affects her electability is sexism? In recent...

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