The Invisible Women

The “Invisible Women” know that they are “Not Invisible” to Hillary Clinton and that is what draws them to her candidacy: Much has been written about how boomer women have rallied to Hillary’s cause (she won an impressive 67 percent of the white women voting in Ohio; they were 44 … Continue reading

Michigan and Florida Revisted

I haven’t had a chance to comment here on the mess with Michigan and Florida and the controversy over whether there should be re-do primaries — or just what the heck to do with the delegates. My instinct all along is that the DNC never should have said these delegates … Continue reading

SNL: This Job Is Hard

Saturday Night Live is on a roll with their ’08 election campaign commentary. Check out this week’s “dramatization” of the future which opened the show last night (h/t TM): Obama won the caucus in Wyoming yesterday netting him “seven new delegates,” and five new delegates for Hillary. 

Crandall Canyon, Insist that Congress, Labor and the DOJ Investigate and Prosecute

Crandall Canyon graphic, click on the Image for full size. “Our relationship with Mr. Murray has been stormy thus far. That is also the pattern of his relationship with MSHA at his eastern mines. Just wanted to give you a heads up on that. He may not be a willing … Continue reading

Barack Obama: Star Power Versus Senate Reality

“They were the two competing elements in Barack Obama’s time in the Senate: his megawatt celebrity and the realities of the job he was elected to do. He went to the Senate intent on learning the ways of the institution, telling reporters he would be “looking for the washroom and … Continue reading

The Flocked-Up Press Gaggle

Shortly before the primary votes this past week, Newsweek called Barack Obama’s surge to the Democratic nomination “inevitable.” It also called for Hillary Clinton to “start campaign for Sen. majority leader.” Newsweek was one of only dozens of national media that made that “analysis.” But the voters had their own … Continue reading