How The West Was Won: Millions of Cell Calls for Clinton and Dunkin’ Donuts Democrats

In late January the Sac Bee had a piece boasting Obama’s Basic Training in California. Trainees were told to “share personal conversion stories with voters – not policy views.” In something reminiscent of my post on the cult like “movement” that Obama has grown, the Sac Bee reports that volunteers were … Continue reading

Olbermann on Shuster’s Chelsea Clinton Comment

Keith Olbermann spoke up last night on David Shuster’s shameful and appalling comment about Chelsea Clinton. Olbermann not only condemned his fellow MSNBC journalist’s disgusting remark, but also apologized on behalf of the network, with far more class and dignity than Shuster himself. Watch it here: H/T to Taylor. Howard … Continue reading

Flying the Chinese-Made American Flag to Stimulate the Economy

Walking down Main Street, pushing a grocery cart loaded with clothes, toys, and appliances was Marshbaum. Fastened to the right front corner of the cart was an American flag tied onto a three-foot ruler. “Patriot!” he was calling out. “Step aside for an American patriot!” “You posing as a homeless … Continue reading

Senator Hillary Clinton, An American Hero

The following is an open letter to Senator Hillary Clinton, a woman who I consider an American Hero.  I composed this letter with the hope that it might help undecided voters reach a decision. As outlined in the letter, I am Canadian and, therefore, have no personal gain from supporting Senator Clinton … Continue reading

Shuster Suspended from MSNBC – Apologizes to the Clintons

In my Late Night Reads last night, I posted a link to Taylor Marsh’s post on David Shuster’s contemptable sexist remarks made about Chelsea Clinton. The Clinton campaign hit back hard today: Asked about Shuster’s “pimp” comment, Wolfson denounced the comment as “disgusting” and “beneath contempt,” adding: “It’s the kind … Continue reading

Bill Clinton Doesn’t Want to Be the Story

Via The Page: “Bill Clinton tells NBC’s Portland, Maine affiliate that he is not a “spouse like any other spouse who can defend his candidate” and now knows he needs to be more careful on the stump.” Watch the interview: H/T to Taylor. UPDATE: AP News expands on this story, … Continue reading

Late Night Reads

Lambert on Corrente: More faux outrage from the OFB. Taylor Marsh: David Shuster Says Chelsea ‘Pimped Out’ by Hillary. From The Trail… “President Bush plans to give an implicit endorsement of onetime rival John McCain’s conservative bona fides tomorrow as the Arizona senator seeks to consolidate the party behind his … Continue reading

Hillary’s Women

On Open Left, Matt Stoller has an interesting post about Hillary’s Women. Stoller notes that the Clinton campaign had not really tapped into the online donor mode until now and it “is remarkable” that in “about the last 48 hours” the Hillary Clinton campaign has brought in “around $7 million from 45,000 … Continue reading