PANIC!

In the wake of a debate, one expects to see both sides of the blogosphere clawing and scraping to convince the world that their side won.  Not this morning.  Instead, what we’re seeing from the right is looking a lot more like abject panic. Andy McCarthy is the prime example: We have a disaster here —...

Republicans in Disarray

Jane Hamsher asks the one million dollar (which, at the rate we’re going, may buy you a gallon of milk in a couple of weeks) question; if McCain can’t even lead his own party, how can he lead the nation? I don’t think for one second that America is buying the cognitive dissonance induced...

Fixing a Problem by Making it Worse

It’s kind of a funny thing. Maybe it’s just the result of a continuous news cycle that is colored with proudly biased commentary from all sides. Maybe it’s the doom and gloom nature of politics themselves. Whatever the cause, people have begun writing obituaries for the GOP and...

Shortlist: McCain Edition

Adam Nagourney reports that during this coming three day weekend McCain will be hosting a private social event which is to include at least three people on McCain’s VP shortlist. Those three being former Gov. Mitt Romney, Gov. Crist, and Gov. Jindal. While I think it’s far too early to start...

Will A New Brand Bring Old Problems?

For years now, the Republican brand has been a terror on electoral politics; Karl Rove mastered the strategy of 50+1% politics while the Democrats stood around like the Washington Senators to the GOP Globetrotters. In any given election, the Republicans seemed to know exactly the right hot button issue to...

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