The New Silent Majority

In 1969, Richard Nixon invoked the “silent majority,” a socio-political concept that helped him in his 1972 landslide reelection against Democrat George McGovern.  It was a well timed observation, one that would prove politically powerful and assist Republicans time and again during election...

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...