Please, Mr. President, Keep Talking

While it may be overstating things a bit to say that the Democratic party has a serious unity problem right now, it is not an overstatement to recognize that, temporary or permanent, fractures have been formed. There are plenty of reasons for this, two great candidates, both of whom having done a fabulous...

For Once, I Agree With Joe Lieberman

On a radio show today, Joe Lieberman was asked, “Is [Obama] a Marxist as Bill Kristol says might be the case in today’s New York Times?” To which Lieberman responded, “Well, you know, I must say that’s a good question.” I agree. Don’t worry; I don’t think...

What WOULDN’T Be An Argument To Go To War With Iran For These People?

Per Think Progress, Billy Kristol, Bill Bennett, and (of course) Joe Lieberman have digested the Crocker and Petraeus testimony, and have come to a conclusion.  We must war with Iran. Come on.  Look at these guys, though.  EVERYTHING is an argument to go to war with Iran.  A shoe coming untied is reason to...

Hanlon’s Razor

There’s an adage that doesn’t get trotted out enough in political discussions, Hanlon’s Razor: Never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by stupidity. Apparently nobody told Sen. Joe Lieberman (R, I mean D) because, as it turns out, the fact that his campaign servers...

What’s McCain’s Strong Suit Again?

John McCain, the 71 year old Republican presidential candidate has his weaknesses, as does any candidate, but at least his strong suit is deeply embedded in what has been the Republican party’s bread and butter up to the 2006 midterms; National Security. Right? RIGHT?! His honorable service in the US...

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