From the daily archives: Monday, June 2, 2008

Great video. Lots of cameos you may recognize… including a few people who you’ve seen on YouTube Tuesdays / PB Late Night Theater in the past. Presenting… Weazer!

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Today’s news about the Clinton campaign really gives one the impression that things are about to end…

According to hotline today will be Bill Clinton’s last day on the campaign trail.

Firstread reports that Clinton will be holding her “Election Night celebration” in New York City- not in Montana or South Dakota where the elections are actually being held.

And Politico reports that the Clinton campaign is dumping some of its advance staff.

It it just me- or does it sound like Tuesday will be the big day.

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In the seminal American classic Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, there’s an exchange between Bueller’s economics teacher (Ben Stein, ironically enough) and another student regarding why Ferris wasn’t in class. It’s hilarious.

Economics Teacher: Bueller? Bueller? Bueller?
Simone: Um, he’s sick. My best friend’s sister’s boyfriend’s brother’s girlfriend heard from this guy who knows this kid who’s going with the girl who saw Ferris pass out at 31 Flavors last night. I guess it’s pretty serious.

Larry Johnson over at No Quarter (a rabidly pro-Clinton blog) has been promising for several days a shocking video about Michelle Obama ranting about […]

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According to a new Gallup poll, 67% of Americans think the US President should meet with America’s enemies.

Almost 60% think we should even meet with – gasp! – the president of Iran.

This includes about half of Republicans, a majority of independents, and most Democrats.

It sounds like most Americans support Barack Obama’s reasonable and rational approach to foreign policy – an approach that John McCain and Bush call are calling “appeasment”.

It sounds like most Americans are smart enough to understand that the most “naive and dangerous” thing we can do is NOT talk to our […]

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Lipstick on a pig

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Great article from TPM about the Clinton campaign and the craziness surrounding the rules meeting Saturday.

We could not lose.

Until Hillary started to.

In spite of the fact that her campaign badly misjudged the American mood with their campaign message of experience over change; in spite of the fact that they blew through money like water with unneccessary luxury spending; in spite of the fact that they had no organization on the ground in place to even consider having to go beyond Super Tuesday; in spite of a lackluster Internet organization, in spite of backbiting and infighting within […]

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