Dangerous Satire: The Bidens at the Naval Observatory
Joe and Jill Biden dropped in on Dick and Lynn Cheney today at the U.S. Naval Observatory on Thursday. I could argue that the following transcript accurately reflects what was said, and it just might in a parallel universe, but, alas, this is satire. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ DOORMAN: Mr. Vice President, Mrs. Cheney, the Bidens are here for | Read More »
Where in the world is Joe Biden?
Joe Biden is not campaigning today. We need not wonder why, but for how long will the veep nominee remain under that Obama bus?
Sarah Palin won last nights debate, and the LAT’s response confirms it
The myopic editorialists at the Los Angeles Times must think Sarah Palin defeated Joe Biden in Thursday night’s vice presidential debate. Their post-debate editorial, when read between the lines, indicates as much: Gov. Sarah Palin shared a stage with Sen. Joe Biden and for 90 minutes skirted the edge of the abyss but avoided the plunge. Luckily for her, their debate Thursday night avoided serious | Read More »
“Biden-like” Carly Fiorina to “disappear”
Shall we call this Carly-gate? Or CEO-gate? Or anything-gate, really, because the media is really into [ ]-gates. McCain advisor Carly Fiorina told a St. Louis radio station, when asked, that though she supported John McCain to be President, she didn’t think he could run a major corporation, as the two jobs require different skill sets. She later told MSNBC, when asked about the comment, | Read More »
Neil Kinnock endorses Joe Biden
Lord Neil Kinnock, the former boss of Britain’s Labour [sic] Party, has endorsed Obama’s selection of Joe Biden to be his running mate. “He is a man of immense maturity and unmatched in the Senate, and probably much more widely, as an analyst and advocate in the foreign policy and defence [sic] policy areas. This is significant… why? Oh, you remember. In a 1987 speech | Read More »
A case to be made for Joe Biden as Obama’s veep
It is difficult for me to recommend that Joe Biden be nominated to higher office, but I will. First, I’ll have to psyche myself for the task. Over at the TIME Magazine’s web site, Mark Halperin quotes “one of the keenest observers of American politics (a/k/a: X)” about why Joe Biden would be a good veep choice for Obama. In part: “Biden may be a | Read More »