I ran across this piece below a while ago and was impressed with Joe Biden’s candor with the media about the media and the state of the ’08 race. It’s something that Stuart has mentioned here frequently in recent weeks and I’m glad to see Biden speaking up and ripping … Continue reading
It was October 2004. I had come to this beautiful rural retreat in the Berkshires to hear Robert Bly and Coleman Barks conduct a seminar on “the poetry of the ecstatic.” Barks had become famous over the years for his translations of the Sufi mystic poet, Rumi and Robert Bly … Continue reading
Senator Obama’s win in Iowa is a real step forward for the Democratic Party and the Country. But the real results of Iowa are the inside numbers. The number show both promise and danger for the Democrats in November. First, it was great to see so many more participants in … Continue reading
This statement is from Chris Dodd. Again a classy exit… I count the past year of campaigning for the presidency as one of the most rewarding in a career of public service. Uunfortunately, I am withdrawing from that campaign tonight. But there is no reason to hang our heads this … Continue reading
A quick note to readers… I’ll be on Michael van der Galien’s PoliGazette Blog Talk Radio Show again today at 1:30 est. Tune in and listen: Also on Michael’s show will be right wing blogger Susan Duclos of Wake Up America discussing the Iowa caucus results. Barack Obama and Mike … Continue reading
This was a helluva classy exit. Personally I believe it’s sad that a candidate like Joe Biden who has so much poise and expertise is now out of the race. [UPDATE] I could find no video on the Chris Dodd site.