Perhaps the “Re-Vetting” Should’ve Happened Sooner?

Every time, folks. Every time this guys hits a roadbump about lobbyists and special interests, out comes this video: According to the Politico, Tom Loeffler has quit the McCain campaign due to “lobbying entanglements.” Loeffler, a major fundraiser and national co-chair, managed to be pretty high...

Pravda, Anyone?

In a long and stunning expose, today’s NYTimes chronicles the symbiosis between the Pentagon and the retired officers who serve as on-air military analysts for the various news organizations. The article is based on 8000 pages of email messages, transcripts, and other records they sued the Defense...

John McCain Of The Telecom Lobbyists

John McCain and Barack Obama are rhetorically similar in at least one aspect; they both campaign heavily on a platform that is opposed to giving too much power to special interests and lobbyists.  The problem with McCain is that he consistently fails to stand up to his rhetoric on this issue. We’ve...

Just How Closely Is McCain Tied To “Special Interests”?

“Everyone says they’re against the special interests, but I’m the only one the special interests don’t give any money to.”John McCain, November 18th, 2007 It’s as natural a fit on something called the Straight Talk Express as anything else; a vehement opposition to the...

Star Witness

McCain is sometimes portrayed as this strange kind of talisman against Democrats, a boogeyman in electoral politics.  The reasoning is because here’s a guy who’s pretty well respected, and he’s got enough of a little liberal streak in him to actually get some crossover support. Beware,...

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