Holy Sweet Flippin’ [insert your deity of choice here], stop the parsing!

The AP reports that Obama already has enough delegates to clinch the nomination; and before voting ends tonight, CNN (currently) says that Obama has 2088 delegates and 30 more needed to clinch, and the Obama campaign itself (currently) says that it needs 29 more to clinch.  But is that enough for...

Webb’s “Have Gun, Will Travel” Notice

As the presidential election shifts away from who the nominees will be, the next step of course is who will be the lucky folks to claim the title of “Running mate.” To be perfectly honest, I have no idea who’s short listed on the Republican front. I know Romney’s in contention, as is...

What are they thinking?

In the heat of the battle for the Democratic nomination, and the tuning up for the general election fight to come, it’s easy to overlook the essential question of why anyone in their right mind would even want to be President. What would motivate someone to seek the office? Granted, there’s a...

Obama Nets Another Superdelegate

In what’s become nearly a daily phenomenon Barack Obama has netted another superdelegate, this time Robert Reich, former Secretary of Labor to President Clinton.  Given Howard Dean’s call on superdelegates to buck up and choose some will likely think that this had something to do with his...

Is A Unity Ticket Really The Only Way?

Gallup has just released a poll that would seem to outline how divisive the Democratic nomination is getting, pointing out that 28% of Clinton supporters would vote for McCain should Obama win the nomination, while 19% of Obama supporters would do the same should Hillary win. The five second analysis of...