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

Romney Suspends Campaign

Mitt Romney, who “had vowed to press on despite disappointing results in the Super Tuesday primary contests,” has suspended his campaign. He made his announcement at “the annual Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington,” leaving John McCain as the clear front-runner. (video below) CNN reports: “Mitt Romney suspended his bid for … Continue reading

Will There Be a Brokered Deal for the Dem Nominee?

I’ve said here recently in the comments that I didn’t think it would be a good thing for the Dems to have to take the fight for the nomination to the convention floor this summer. Howard Dean weighed in on the possibility of a floor fight for the nomination or … Continue reading

Dizzy’s Ten Post Round-Up

Despite my self-imposed news blackout, I was still following the blogs in my Google Reader. I also have one that my readers can follow, on my own website’s sidebar. If you had been watching it throughout the evening, you would have noted that there was a lot of primary reports … Continue reading

Obama’s Defense Against the Noise Machine and Other Things That Don’t Add Up

In May 2005, Vanity Fair published a brilliant article about the ’04 election and the Republican Noise Machine, by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. — The Disinformation Society. I was thinking about what Obama said on Face The Nation today that “he didn’t expect immunity from Republican attacks, but could diffuse them with his … Continue reading

Hillary and Iraq

Of all of the many reasons to support a Democrat for President of the U.S. in 2008, one of the most vital is to start to bring to a close the reckless bloodbath that Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld, Wolfowitz and friends opened up in Iraq. From the safety of our homes … Continue reading

Durbin’s Hypocrisy

I have watched an interesting pattern develop for some time now, that I know others have observed as well. When Hillary Clinton or any of her surrogates attempt to draw distinctions between herself and Barack Obama, they are accused of attacking Barack Obama personally. Yet, team Obama gets away with … Continue reading