Monday Upper: Democracy For Billionaires

Weekends are always rough for progressive USian poli-junkies — Maddow retires to the cocktail lounge as MSNBC morphs into a prison pr0n channel (and the Sunday shows? They make the prison pr0n seem positively palatable by comparison). Thankfully, the recent addition of Up With Chris Hayes to the...

Pushing Away

It’s somewhat remarkable to me that today features two stories of conservatives and Republicans backing away from John McCain and his presidential campaign.¬† In one is a¬†touching and eloquent endorsement of Obama, the son of famed conservative figurehead William Buckley, and in the other we see a...

Obamacans vs. Operation Chaos

Well, at least there will be one interesting thing to look for when all the votes have been tallied. A report in the Indianapolis Star hints that not just Democrats, but Republicans are coming out in droves to vote for who they believe should be the Democratic nominee, which does highlight an interesting...

Saving Myself the Effort

When the entirety of what you do relies upon what other people are saying and writing, things can get real dull when everyone is writing about the same thing. Which is what blogging has been like this morning where even some of the aggregators I turn to that aren’t so Democratic primary-centric have...

Taking the Bull by the Horns

Yesterday I put on display two early anti-McCain ads, and yes, they’re both quite well done. But I’m hoping to see some follow ups, both from David Brock and from the Democrats, very soon. And if and when they come, I hope they address the flaws from these two ads. While I think both ads are...