Unless something inconceivably drastic has occurred since the last presidential debate on foreign policy—which again did not include one third party candidate—by now either Barack Obama has been elected to a second term or Mitt Romney has been elected the 45th President of the United States. What struck me the most in the last debate […]
Freshman Hudson Todd’s November 12 Hustler column “Abortion is legal, right?” not only fails to develop its own thesis but also reveals a startling disdain for human life and differences of belief. Todd posits that the Stupak-Pitts Amendment to H.R. 3962, the Affordable Health Care for America Act, “is problematic, because abortion should be legal, […]
Braving rain and wind, I trekked over to Belmont to catch all the finest moments of the debate atmosphere, here we go: The entire area was just crawling with Obama supporters, though I found more McCain supporters than other Hustler people who were down there — they’re just drawn to me.
Following a drop in pubic opinion as well as less than successful interviews with both Charlie Gibson and Katie Couric, expectations for Gov. Sarah Palin were fairly low for Thursday’s vice presidential debate at Washington University in St. Louis. Sen. Joe Biden, generally thought to be more experienced and well versed in world affairs, had to worry about appearing patronizing or condescending. Personally preferring a Barr/Root ticket to either of the two presented, I was more than excited to take an objective look at this debate.
Detention…er…debate rules via Lynn Sweet (h/t Kleinheider): "An audience member will not be allowed to switch questions. Under the deal, the moderator may not ask followups or make comments. The person who asks the question will not be allowed a follow-up either, and his or her microphone will be turned off after the question is […]
Intrepidly, I walked over to Belmont this evening to see what was happening on the ground and took a few photos of Vandy’s redheaded stepsister and her big day. Looks classy — and fenced in. Not shocking or anything, but the entire campus looks like something from a state prison or a theme park (…are […]
How can you mend a broken heart? As per usual, with money. Via Jonathan Martin, the RNC announced that they raised $66 million in the month of September on Sarah Palin’s back, acting out my fundraising half-prophecy from August of hordes of conservative ladies of a certain age tearing the fundraising game apart. This is […]