Tag Archives: November Election

David Sedaris : Undecided? You’ve Got to be Kidding…

Illustration by Zohar Lazar / New Yorker.‘I look at these people and can’t quite believe that they exist.’By David Sedaris I don’t know that it was always this way, but, for as long as I can remember, just as we … finish reading David Sedaris : Undecided? You’ve Got to be Kidding…

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A Heartbeat Away from Tuesday

‘This coming Tuesday as we vote for a new American president and vice president there will be many voters who haven’t read the fine print about John McCain.’By Larry Ray / The Rag Blog / October 29, 2008 It seems … finish reading A Heartbeat Away from Tuesday

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Robert Jensen and Pat Youngblood : Taking Politics Seriously

Vote. But don’t stop there!Looking beyond the election and beyond electionsby Robert Jensen and Pat Youngblood We have nothing against voting. We plan to vote in the upcoming election. Some of our best friends are voters. But we also believe … finish reading Robert Jensen and Pat Youngblood : Taking Politics Seriously

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CodePink Austin Gives Cornyn the (Pink) Slip

Photo by Deborah Vanko / The Rag Blog‘Rather than giving the Senator another term to “move to the center,” we think he should keep following the Bush administration right out the door.‘By Susan Van Haitsma / The Rag Blog / … finish reading CodePink Austin Gives Cornyn the (Pink) Slip

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Sarah Palin : Queen for a Day (Or Two)

‘In Obama’s absence, the McCain-Palin campaign continued to self-implode.’By Larry Ray / The Rag Blog / October 26, 2008 Less than a dozen days till the presidential election. A fiction writer couldn’t have come up with the political plot changes … finish reading Sarah Palin : Queen for a Day (Or Two)

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Trick or Treat : Sarah Palin in 2012

Sarah Palin on Halloween: Now THAT’S scary.If conservatives keep jumping Repug ship, then Palin’s the one.By Steve Russell / The Rag Blog / October 26, 2008 McCain can have only two hopes left in 2008: the Bradley Effect is stronger … finish reading Trick or Treat : Sarah Palin in 2012

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Trouble in Paradise : ‘Diva’ Palin ‘Goes Rogue’

Even as John McCain and Sarah Palin scramble to close the gap in the final days of the 2008 election, stirrings of a Palin insurgency are complicating the campaign’s already-tense internal dynamics.….“She’s lost confidence in most of the people on … finish reading Trouble in Paradise : ‘Diva’ Palin ‘Goes Rogue’

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Vetting John McCain : The Keating Five Scandal

John McCain, with his lawyers, before he testified before the Senate Ethics Committee in 1991 about his involvement in the Keating Five scandal. Photo by Andrea Mohin / NYT.John McCain, Charles Keating and the S&L ScandalBy Sherman De Brosse / … finish reading Vetting John McCain : The Keating Five Scandal

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Latest on the McCain Hoax : Campaign Role in Sensationalized News

Graphic by Talking Points Memo.McCain Communications Director Gave Reporters Incendiary Version Of “Carved B” Story Before Facts Were KnownBy Greg Sargent / October 24, 2008 See ‘Rick Sanchez Calls Out Media That Fell For “Mutilation” Hoax’ by Sam Stein — … finish reading Latest on the McCain Hoax : Campaign Role in Sensationalized News

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Republican Smear Ad : License to Drive

The Worst Campaign Ad of the Entire Season?By Kyle Munzenrieder / October 20, 2008 Wonkette has this ad starring America’s (and by that I mean, the America Michelle Bachman and Sarah Palin talk about, the “pro-American America”) two most feared … finish reading Republican Smear Ad : License to Drive

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Abstention: The Vote of the Unrepresented

Why don’t we have the choice “None of the above” on our ballots? It is a legitimate question and one that an honest electoral reform would address. The big piece of election reform can never be enacted as long as … finish reading Abstention: The Vote of the Unrepresented

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Sarah Louise : A Reality Check List

Sarah Louise, cover girl: Easy to look at, but…‘Eight years of one socially inept moron has caused enough international cringing wouldn’t you think?’By Larry Ray / The Rag Blog / October 22, 2008 Sarah Louise, as she would be called … finish reading Sarah Louise : A Reality Check List

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