Most concise, comprehensive single anti-Obama paragraph I’ve seen…
My cousin is married and has a son. Her husband is of a different race than she and I are. Before going on maternity leave she worked for a major investment firm. She wrote the following in a mass family email chain about the election… Emotional arguments aside (muslim influences, lack of flag pin, blah blah etc.) I cannot find one single solitary point I | Read More »
Susan Estrich is Concerned. She ought to be.
Susan Estrich’s latest op-ed gives a bunch of reasons — some more valid than others — why this ought to be a Democrat Year and the Democrat Presidential candidate ought to win in a landslide. But she’s concerned. Very concerned. So how can Newsweek have the race at a dead heat? How come, even in the polls where Obama is leading, his lead is in | Read More »
Of sheep, wolves, sheepdog… and asses.
I’m sure I was not alone in exasperation when Barack Obama called Iraq a “distraction” and said Afghanistan is where we really ought to have been focusing our attention the whole time. Internally I felt like rolling my eyes, giving an impatient sigh, and turning to the recalcitrant child and saying, “Yes, you’re right, there’s nothing stopping you from going to the park now that | Read More »