Is it Wrong to Call John McCain Old?

ImageSometimes when I write about Republican presidential candidate John McCain's age in a less than flattering way, I get accused of ageism, so is it fair to call John McCain old? John McCain was born on August 29, 1936. By the time he accepts the Republican nomination in September, he will be 72 years old.

Obama Needs an Answer to the “Hawk Card”

ImageAt the end of the Texas/Ohio campaign last month, Hillary Clinton unleashed her now-infamous "3 A.M." television ad, challenging Barack Obama's foreign policy inexperience. Earlier this week, facing another must-win primary in Pennsylvania, Clinton used some brief footage of Osama bin Laden in another television ad.

The Also-Rans: Rudy Giuliani

ImageWell, it has been about two weeks since I contributed the first part of my comprehensive look at the Presidential candidates that have fallen by the wayside. I do apologize for the delay, but apparently I forgot about Opening Day in St. Louis, which was last week.

Bush Defends Torture in Radio Address

Today, President Bush used his weekly radio address to defend his veto of a bill that would have banned the use of waterboarding and other forms of torture by the CIA. The president's first point was to remind America that al-Qaeda is out there and wanting to attack. "Al Qaida remains determined to attack America again.