The Mark Shields Post (Who I Think Will Win The Presidential Election)

Back when I first got interested in politics, which, strange as it may seem, was only four years ago, one of my favorite columnists was Mark Shields.  Back then he was writing for CNN as one of the Democratic counterpoints to Bob Novak. What was perhaps ironic about my affection for Shields’ regular...

McCain’s Guilt By Association

With just days to go before election day, McCain and his allies have taken a course that we all saw coming; emptying the mud shotgun at Obama in the hopes of getting something, anything to stick.  The none too subtle implication being that even after a grueling two year presidential campaign, somehow Obama...

The Devil went down to Georgia

I’m not going to pretend to have any insider knowledge of the Georgian/Russian conflict over South Ossetia, which is why I’ve stayed mum about the topic. Balloon Juice has a good rundown of events today, and the Newshoggers have been tracking the story for almost a week now. Between reading...

Clinton Camp Already Spinning Georgia

Very interesting.  I’m now incredibly eager to see by just how much Obama won Georgia because the Clinton campaign already has a “talking points” memo circulating around to cover damage control.  What didn’t make it into the memo?  The fact that Clinton was leading the state as...

Republican Race In Georgia Too Close To Call

We’ve got one percent reporting in Georgia, and based on exit polls, it’s looking like it will be some time before we know the Republican victor in Georgia.  Currently, McCain is topping out over Huckabee by two points while Romney lags ten points behind. Important note.  While I don’t...

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