Why the Rush to Push Hillary Clinton Out of the Race for the Nomination?

I had to laugh in agreement with Steve Benen’s opening statement on The Carpetbagger Report on the WaPo editorial today about whether Clinton should stay in the race. Benen said: With about seven months to go before voters choose the next president, Democrats are not only divided over which candidate … Continue reading

Fact Checker Finds Obama Overstated Kennedys’ Role in Helping His Father

Will wonders never cease… The WaPo has a piece today that outlines how Barack Obama overstated the Kennedy’s role in helping his father come to the United States. Michael Dobbs reports: Addressing civil rights activists in Selma, Ala., a year ago, Sen. Barack Obama traced his “very existence” to the … Continue reading

The “Progressive” Blogoshpere’s Deal With The Devil

Via lambert, Suburban Guerilla quotes Eric Boehlert: What’s happening online now is potentially dangerous: HRC has gotten dreadful press, not fair, “gotcha,” and so on — there’s a portion of the blogosphere that has ignored that and there’s a portion that has encouraged that. It’s dangerous because the media criticism … Continue reading

Sean Wilentz Deconstucts the “race card” issue

Professor Sean Wilentz of Princeton, who wrote “The Worst President in History?” for Rolling Stone last year, has a piece in today’s Philadelphia Inquirer–“Obama was the first to play the race card.” Wilentz discusses not only the “race card” charges and their origins, but also some of the racial insensitivity … Continue reading

Listen Up Everyone — ‘Just Relax’

Listen up everyone — “just relax.” Enough already with the moans and groans from Clinton and Obama supporters about who sould do what in this race. “We just need to relax and let this happen. Nobody’s talking about wrecking the party,” [Bill] Clinton said. “Everywhere I go, all these working people … Continue reading

Think About This When Talking About NOT Supporting the Nominee

I’ve grown weary of the calls for Hillary Clinton to drop out of the race. I have grown weary of the claims by supporters in both the Clinton and Obama camps that they will not support the nominee. And I have had it up to hear with all the pitching … Continue reading