It Really Is The Economy Stupid (Or Is It?)

Steve Benen produces the kinds of polling numbers that Obama supporters have been eagerly awaiting ever since the combination of Sarah Palin’s selection and the Republican convention shook up the state of the race.  Of chief significance in my mind is the breaking of historical precedent; whoever is...

Leadership

Last night, I made the assertion that the speech in Philadelphia today was at the very least an opportunity for Obama to move past the Wright fiasco, but if he was at his best, it was an opportunity to show true leadership and prove to the party and to the American people that he is the candidate that...