The Road To Hope, Part I: A Peril Of Their Own Design

Introduction:  As time ushers political victories from the realm of current events to the realm of history, the answer to one question seems always to change, simplifying itself with the passage of years, decades, and centuries.  Why did this candidate win, and why did his opponent lose? The answer is never...

What Goes Around Comes Around

With just three days left in the presidential election, it’s now up to the ground game.  Which of these two candidates can mobilize its troops and get out the maximum percentage of its voters?  While Obama will in all likelihood head into election day with an advantage in the polls, it is the answer...

Sweet Tap-Dancing Jesus

At what point are we going to say “enough is enough” and do something about all the abuse being heaped upon parody’s decaying corpse? I mean, really–one can’t expect SNL to ever top this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YUDfLGX07S0 (h/t Jed for the video) In the spirit of, ahem,...

Are 9/11 Politics Really Over?

The Politico is declaring that with Rudy’s utter defeat in the Republican primaries, “9/11 politics” are at an end.  I beg to differ. I do see where the Politico’s coming from here.  Rudy’s use of 9/11 rhetoric throughout his presidential bid has already reached legendary...

Showdown In The Sunshine State

Here we go, last primary before Super Duper Ginormous Hugantic Tuesday, and on the Republican side of the house, you can hear the funeral bells playing for one who once soared so high.  Meanwhile, on the Democratic side of the house there’s really not much reason to pay attention.  Delegates have been...

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