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Entries from May 2008

Race and politics: Both sides of the coin

May 13th, 2008 · No Comments

WashPo releases a must-read story on the many unreported incidents of racism inflicted on Obama campaign volunteers: For all the hope and excitement Obama’s candidacy is generating, some of his field workers, phone-bank volunteers and campaign surrogates are encountering a raw racism and hostility that have gone largely unnoticed — and unreported — this election [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Democrats

Saturday Night Live hops off the Clinton bandwagon

May 11th, 2008 · No Comments

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Tags: Democrats · Hillary Clinton

HillaryClinton.com experiencing technical difficulties

May 10th, 2008 · No Comments

Apparently, Hillary Clinton’s website has been down since Tuesday night: www.HillaryClinton.com

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Tags: Democrats · Hillary Clinton

Defeating Clintons one of the great moments in black history

May 7th, 2008 · No Comments

Live-blogging the North Carolina and Indiana primaries last night, Andrew Sullivan rightly credited African-American voters for ultimately taking down the Clintons: No group was more loyal to them than African-Americans; and in the end, like everyone else, African-Americans realized that the Clintons are frauds, disloyal to the core, cynical to their finger-tips, and finally, finally, [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Democrats · Hillary Clinton

North Carolina and Indiana Democratic primary predictions

May 5th, 2008 · No Comments

This is the quickest and easiest prediction I’ve ever had to make, and it’s because I figured out after Pennsylvania how to call these things.  These Democratic primaries have nothing to do with analysis or momentum.  Here’s how it works.  Whatever leads to the most inconclusive, meaningless, expected, drag-this-out-another-month result is exactly what will happen.  [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Democrats · Hillary Clinton

Psychoanalyzing the media elite’s elite double standard

May 5th, 2008 · No Comments

Ever since Bitter-gate broke last month, I’ve been trying to figure out how the media could knowingly side with Hillary Clinton and John McCain– two Washington lifers, both worth at least $100 million– in painting a black man raised by a single mother on food stamps who a little over a decade ago was making [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Democrats · Hillary Clinton · John McCain · Media · Republicans

Overreaction of the week

May 5th, 2008 · No Comments

The usually even-handed Domenico Montanaro from First Read sees the sky falling for Barack Obama in a recent national poll: A new USA Today/Gallup poll out today is disastrous for Obama. He now trails Clinton by seven points and trails her by five on the question of who would be the more electable nominee. A [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Democrats

The Empire Strikes Barack

May 4th, 2008 · No Comments

This might very seriously be the best YouTube video I’ve ever seen. The Howard Dean and Bill Richardson cameos are hilarious:

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Tags: Barack Obama · Democrats

Hillary Clinton’s Kentucky Derby pick finishes second and dies

May 4th, 2008 · No Comments

Via Halperin: Hillary Clinton enthusiastically picked a filly named Eight Belles to win the Kentucky Derby and compared herself to the horse. Eight Belles finished second. The winner was the favorite, Big Brown. Eight Belles collapsed immediately after crossing the finish line, and was euthanized shortly thereafter. Is it just me or does Hillary seem [...]

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Tags: Democrats · Hillary Clinton