Democrats in Congress can’t afford to keep their jobs under Obamacare?

    My first response to this was “Cry me a river”… Dozens of lawmakers and aides are so afraid that their health insurance premiums will skyrocket next year thanks to Obamacare that they are thinking about retiring early or just quitting. The fear: Government-subsidized premiums will disappear at the end of the year under a provision in the health care law that nudges aides and lawmakers | Read More »

    McCain’s Rodents of Unusual Size

    Just wanted to make a brief observation regarding the Palin smears coming from the McCain camp. I’ve commented before that my personal experience working for a McCain organization in D.C. in the 1990s gave me the impression that McCain was a snake and the people he surrounded himself with were mostly (as the Princess Bride put it) “Rodents of Unusual Size.” The cowardly (dare I | Read More »

    John Edwards is sorry, sorry, sorry.

    John Edwards is one sorry dude: John Edwards is burning up the phone lines begging former aides and backers to forgive him for lying about his affair – but hearing their rage instead. As Democrats kick off their convention Monday, the onetime presidential contender is a man without a party – or a political future – trying to rebuild bridges through dozens of remorseful phone | Read More »