He’s Right, Of Course

There’s quite a bit of buzz today over some things that Joe Biden has said, things that speak to a greater truth about the next presidency: “Gird your loins,” Biden told the crowd. “We’re gonna win with your help, God willing, we’re gonna win, but this is not gonna be an...

The 2008 VP Debate: Winking and (Nearly) Nodding Off

(h/t Top of the Ticket for the vid) To quote the always-quotable John Lydon, “ever get the feeling you’ve been cheated?” After generating an inordinate, unprecedented level of manufactured hype and controversy, I find myself fully in agreement with Melissa McEwan: last night’s highly...

Article 1: Don’t Ask Michael Goldfarb

Okay, this is just stupid.  If you’re a political blogger, I think it’s a given that you should be very careful when making a simple argument about the constitution.  Granted there’s a lot of stuff in there that requires interpretation.  But, say, if you want to go and spout off that the...

Moment Of The Night

One of the things that really disappointed me watching the debate last night was that I didn’t have my mood meter, which, as you know, is one of my favorite gadgets for debate watching.  This time around, CNN didn’t provide it for we bums who were forced to watch on the intertubes.  But...

ANALYSIS: Vice Presidential Debate

Last night the vice presidential candidates met in their one and only debate of the election season.  It was Sarah Palin’s chance to prove that she belonged not only on the Republican ticket, but in the national arena, while Joe Biden had to overcome his notorious propensity to commit one of his...

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