Ben is right. We’ll probably not agree much. He does see the Obama VP announcement similar to how I saw it. The campaign was bested by CNN and the MSM saw this campaign plan as on overt challenge to them. They won. The question is, does that matter? Was this a success or failure?
You have to view this in terms of the goals of the campaign. I hardly think it was to actually best the MSM and get the pick to their supporters before information leaked out. If it was, they failed. The only way to do that […]Full Story... →
Pay absolutely no attention to yet another round of dope stories today that John McCain is mulling Colin Powell as a running mate. They’re absolutely bogus – leaks from the McCain camp to get the political and media chatteratti to change the subject for a few hours.
Powell is NOT going to be on the McCain ticket, and McCain knows it himself. So do his advisers.
When the Arizona senator called on the retired general and national icon to solicit his endorsement a few weeks back, the Veepship came up, and Powell said that was a total […]Full Story... →
Getting close. Expected by Wednesday. You can be the first to know (I’m getting a text message, are you?). The NYT is reporting it is now down to 3: Senator Evan Bayh of Indiana, Gov. Tim Kaine of Virginia and Senator Joseph R. Biden Jr. of Delaware.
Now would be a good time to get your picks in the poll to the right.
I don’t think it will be Bayh due to the issue of the Iraq War, which has been and will continue to be central to the campaign. Biden would be a great pick as […]Full Story... →