BY TAYLOR MARSH Terrific layout of the race from Charlie Cook. If you've got links to back it up, share them. Three days and counting, folks. I'll be around all weekend, with Scott jumping in on Sunday, too. It will be fun.
Lady Lynn Speaks Oh, I just cannot stop laughing. Rush has been had. He's still believing the kitties can save McCain. Now, another thing, the last caller is a fed-up old Democrat, wants to go with McCain. McCain's worked with Democrats, doesn't like Obama, thinks Obama is a socialist, thinks Obama is an extremist. Talking [...]
via ABC News General Petraeus becomes responsible not only for overseeing military operations in Iraq, where he still views recent gains as extremely fragile, but for a strategic crescent that includes Afghanistan, where violence has increased markedly since last year. The area of responsibility also includes Pakistan, Iran, Syria, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia and the former [...]
BY TAYLOR MARSH I took untold amounts of grief when I went after Palin when she was picked. "Sexism" was the charge I received in hate emails. But it's not sexism to reject a woman who is offered an opportunity when she's not remotely qualified for the job. Former Secrectary of State Lawrence Eagleburger has [...]
BY TAYLOR MARSH From McClatchy: "When you're making ads that say, 'There is no God,' it usually means your campaign doesn't have a prayer," said Alex Castellanos, a GOP consultant speaking Thursday on CNN. He's familiar with controversial ads Ã¢â‚¬” he created former Sen. Jesse Helms' infamous "white hands" ad suggesting opponent Harvey Gantt supported [...]
BY TAYLOR MARSH Al Gore is a hero to me and I'm sure I'm not alone. He meets up with Barack Obama in Florida later today, campaigning with him this weekend. It's a fitting finale to what has been quite a few days for Obama. "Nobody knows better that every single vote counties -- especially [...]
updated Let's start with Juan Cole's "McCain Racism, Hypocrisy on Khalidi Issue." He gives an explanation that is continually ignored no matter how many people point it out. The rightwing American way of speaking about these issues is bizarre from a Middle Eastern point of view. Lots of real living Israelis have close ties to [...]
continued from last night in Florida... "Couldn't be better. Thank you," said Barack as he stood and embraced Bill. But Fox News is still trying to push the rift, as did Sean Hannity today on his radio show. They just can't handle the truth. "In case you all forgot, this is what it's like to [...]