Patti Solis Doyle and the Elusive Unity Pony

The news hit today that former Clinton campaign manager Patti Solis Doyle will be joining the Obama campaign as the chief of staff for the eventual running mate.  The truly hilarious thing about this is that not a single person seems to have a clue what the hell this means. While the general consensus is...

Tabula Rasa

A new Gallup Daily Tracker starts us off this week with some interesting trends, yet I would be remiss if I didn’t note that if the hyperventilating poll parsing is already starting, it’s going to be a very long five months. According to the GDT,Obama still maintains a lead over John McCain, but...

Some Observations as the General Election Gets Underway

It’s Monday.  Senator Hillary Clinton has conceded the race, and Obama is now officially and undisputedly the presumptive Democratic nominee. And then there were two. I fully expect the next five months to be intense and exhausting, and I welcome the challenge.  Having started political blogging back...

C-O-N-spiracy

I believe it was a commenter here that said that the most interesting thing about the past few months is that the Clintons that have incurred so much ire from a major swath of the Democratic party are the same Clintons from a month ago that we would have gladly voted for. It is interesting. For Bill Clinton...

Legions Divided: Viva La rEVOLution!

DrGail wrote an excellent post that I think succinctly and aptly describes exactly what we are seeing in the Republican party right now. That trifecta coalition between the money, the might, and the faith that was the bedrock of the modern Republican party and conservative movement is imploding as we speak....

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