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...

Prophecies Fulfilled: Obama Wins Oregon

And so it was foretold, so it has come to pass. Frankly, it’s a little surprising the attention the primaries are garnering now.  Okay, maybe I don’t mean that, of course they are going to draw some attention, but it’s kind of funny that despite weeks of projection and prediction and...

It’s Not Over Until It’s Over… Unless It Really Is Over, Of Course

True to her never give up, never surrender persona, Mrs. Clinton affirms that the Democratic primary isn’t over, and that by some metrics she is winning.  Both of these may be questionable assertions, but politics isn’t about giving in. Indeed, much of politics is about building a narrative, and...

How Low Can He Go?

There’s no doubt about it, this is about the worst it has been for the Obama campaign. There are a slew of polls out today, and in them there has been precious little good news for Team Obama. Before I discuss them, though, it bears mentioning that these polls don’t bother me in relation to how...

Carter Pseudo Endorses Obama

Interesting question; who is the de facto leader of the Democratic party right now? It’s a tricky question. Normally, the natural answer would be Bill Clinton, having been the most recent Democratic president. But being married to one of the Democratic candidates kind of puts a damper on his...

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