The race has shifted as the general public has started to pay attention
The incomparable Peggy Noonan is right. There has been a perceptible shift in the presidential election. She just may be a little later than we normally would expect her to be in noticing it. In today’s online Wall Street Journal, Noonan writes: This thing is moving. Things are shifting around a bit. That’s what I see looking back at the past four weeks… For the | Read More »
When politicians embrace the vapidity of celebrity, their 15 minutes begin
Promoted from the diaries by Erick. If there ever were a vapid celebrity it was Andy Warhol. Yet he did manage to utter one memorable line: “In the future, everyone will have 15 minutes of fame.” It was remarkably insightful for the time. In fact, it was understated. A close friend said the line today would be “in the future, everyone will have 15 minutes | Read More »
The truth hurts: Obama truly had rather lose the war than the campaign.
The Obama campaign and its left-wing legacy media sycophants are furious. Sen. McCain told the truth when he claimed Obama preferred to lose the Iraq War than lose the election. Some label this a “false charge.” Most of these critics say it is “over-the-top” or “harsh stuff.” This is reminiscent of many denunciations of the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth, wherein honest and accurate accounts | Read More »