ABC Reaps Big Ratings for Awful Debate

ABC Reaps Big Ratings for Awful Debate

ImageThe good news is that public interest continues to build for the election. The bad news is that ratings were so good for ABC’s pseudo debate last night that other networks will surely be willing to copy the tabloid style used last night.

PA Democratic Debate Wrap Up

ImageNote: This was written in real time during the debate.

Moderator Charles Gibson started by asking Clinton and Obama why they wouldn’t team up and run together in the fall, and they both dodged the question.

Murtha is Right: McCain is Too Old for 2008

Murtha is Right: McCain is Too Old for 2008

ImageRep. John Murtha (D-PA) raised the ire of the McCain campaign today, when he said, “I’ve served with seven presidents. When they come in, they all make mistakes. They all get older. This one guy running is about as old as me. Let me tell you something, it’s no old man’s job.”

House GOP Blocks More Funding for Paper Ballots

House GOP Blocks More Funding for Paper Ballots

ImageToday House Republicans successfully blocked a bill from passing that would have encouraged states to hold verifiable elections by converting to a paper ballot voting system, offer emergency paper ballots, and conduct hand-counted audits. The bill titled the Emergency Assistance for Secure Elections Act of 2008 fell short of the 2/3 needed for passage.

Hillary Clinton: Gun Lover

Hillary Clinton: Gun Lover

ImageHillary Clinton is risking a backlash, by pushing Obama’s bitter comments too far. Today, while speaking in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Hillary Clinton once again took her new found love of guns to a greater extreme.

ARG Poll: Clinton Leads Obama by 20 in PA

ARG Poll: Clinton Leads Obama by 20 in PA

ImageA new poll done over the weekend suggests that Pennsylvania Democratic primary voters may already be punishing Barack Obama for his “bitter” comments. An American Research Group poll released today finds that Clinton now leads Obama 57%-37% in the Keystone State.

George Knows Diplomacy…George Knows Fallacy!

George Knows Diplomacy…George Knows Fallacy!

ImageI’ve been called a wordsmith; I’ve been labeled “loquacious.” Trust me, neither were meant to be flattering. But the Bush Administration, on Sunday, through National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley issued a statement on Bush’s eager participation in the opening ceremonies for the Beijing games that has me completely speechless.

Redefining Barack Obama

Redefining Barack Obama

ImageWhile Hillary Clinton was out knocking on doors in Scranton today, Barack Obama is still trying to explain why his not an elitist. Obama supporters such as Sen. Bob Casey Jr. took to the airwaves to defend Obama against charges that he is an elitist.

Joe Biden Explains Why He has not Endorsed Clinton or Obama

Joe Biden Explains Why He has not Endorsed Clinton or Obama

ImageSen. Joe Biden (D-DE) was a guest today on CNN’s Late Edition program. What I found interesting was his reasoning for not endorsing Hillary Clinton or Barack Obama. Wolf Blitzer asked Biden if he planned to endorse either of the two candidates. “No, I do not. But I’m helping them both when they call me. I speak to them not infrequently.