Brace Yourselves

Marc Ambinder paints a picture not entirely unlike the one that I painted earlier today in regards to the McCain campaign pulling out of Michigan.  The trending of the polls lately essentially puts McCain almost strictly on defense, and forces him to protect states that should rightfully be his according to...

Pulling Up Stakes in Michigan

The electoral map shrinks a little bit today as it becomes clear that the McCain campaign is pulling up stakes in Michigan, an apparent concession that the state is no longer in play. Michigan, when this whole thing began, was among the most vulnerable of the blue states that McCain could feasibly pick off,...

From Slim to Slimmer

Neither 2210 nor 2209 are likely to be made the new magic number in deciding ultimately who will be the Democratic party’s presidential nominee. As unlikely as it may seem, Senator Hillary Clinton’s already astronomically slim chances of being awarded her party’s nomination have gotten...

Breaking the Ice

Yesterday I laid out, in the clearest terms possibly (for me anyway), exactly how thin the ice on which Hillary Clinton is currently skating really is. She is dangerously close to acting as though she has impunity, that there can be no blowback to her actions, and that only her supporters are capable of the...

Clinton’s Thin Ice

Reconciliation and analysis have been the leading themes in my writing on the Democratic primaries lately. Once a severe sufferer of Clinton Derangement Syndrome, I have publicly and emotionally eased up on Senator Clinton, and for good reason. The talk of the town when it comes to the primaries have now...

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