F*ck Me with a Freshly Sharpened Pitchfork.

On today’s episode of Fareed Zakaria GPS, an ‘expert panel’ was convened to discuss ‘populist’ outrage in the wake of AIG and other recent scandals related to the global economic crisis. Via email, I bet Sarah a dinner at IHOP (because we be keepin’ it real like that in this economy) that the ‘expert panel’...

Colin Powell Calls Out Sarah Palin and the GOP Over “Small Town Values”

I’m sure by now you’re all overwhelmed with nostalgia for the 2008 presidential campaign (you betcha!) I mean, it’s been, what, just over a month since the election, right? So, to help satisfy your endless electioneering jones, check out this clip of Colin Powell, in an interview with...

So This Is What Desperation Smells Like (UPDATE)

We have one week and one day left before the presidential election, and when we take a look at the state of the race over at Pollster, the story is pretty grim for John McCain.  Obama has a nine point national lead, and he has almost enough electoral votes in strong states alone to get to 270 (discounting...

Two Dog Whistles (UPDATE)

I am hyper-sensitive to racial bigotry as any long time reader here could easily attest.  Given the ethnic diversity of my family, such a finely tuned ear towards racial dog whistles is almost a must. While I consider the fight for civil rights and against racism to be the number one issue of import to me...