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Election Day: Get up, get out, and VOTE

November 4th, 2008 · No Comments

It’s been an incredibly long, incredibly hard-fought race.  Today feels like Christmas, if Christmas came once every four years.  Will America get another lump of coal in our stocking or that new bicycle?  It’s up to us.  “Progress is neither automatic nor inevitable.  Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Democrats · John McCain · Republicans

When will it be safe for Obama supporters to start celebrating?

November 3rd, 2008 · 1 Comment

All aboard the Overconfidence Express!  While the rest of the blogosphere focuses on polls and punditry, I know what’s really on the mind of the American people: When will it be safe to pop those bottles? Sure, you could always wait until the networks call the election, but who wants to spend those extra four or five hours (or [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Democrats · John McCain · Republicans

Which proverb will hold true for John McCain on Election Day?

November 3rd, 2008 · No Comments

[poll=4] By the way, guess which of those is one of John McCain’s favorite sayings.

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Why I’m so confident in an Obama sweep

November 3rd, 2008 · No Comments

Taking a look at the previous post, where I predict the final presidential election result, I’m realizing that my prediction basically amounts to this: Barack Obama will win every state he’s leading in and every state that’s a toss-up, except for Montana and North Dakota.  On the face of it, that seems like a fairly, if [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Democrats · John McCain · Polls · Republicans

TWP’s final 2008 electoral map prediction

November 2nd, 2008 · 1 Comment

It’s been two really, really long years.  But in a little over 48 hours, we will most likely know who the next President of the United States will be.  Luckily for you, you don’t have to wait for Tuesday to see how the final electoral map will pan out.  From the people– me– who correctly [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Democrats · John McCain · Polls · Republicans

SNL: McCain-Palin infomercial airs on QVC

November 2nd, 2008 · No Comments

In case you missed it, John McCain and Tina Fey were hilarious last night on Saturday Night Live. It’s amazing how well McCain can control his facial expressions whenever Barack Obama isn’t in the room. SNL does qualify as free media, but I’m not sure if it’s the best use of McCain’s time three days [...]

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Tags: Cindy McCain · Entertainment · John McCain · Republicans · Sarah Palin

If McCain wins the election: A million and one questions

November 1st, 2008 · No Comments

Just a few thoughts three days before D-Day. – Does Barack Obama regret his decision to take Sasha trick-or-treating yesterday (which actually ate up his whole day because he campaigned in the relatively safe Iowa and the relatively unimportant Indiana to stay close to Chicago)?  Or his campaign’s decision to throw resources into Arizona pretty much for no other reason [...]

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

Synchronized presidential debating

October 30th, 2008 · No Comments

From the Department of Presidential Debate Redundancy Department: 236.com makes a pretty valid point about the presidential debates: Um, what was the point of the last two?

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Tags: Barack Obama · Debates · Democrats · John McCain · Republicans

Barack Obama is Usain Bolt

October 29th, 2008 · No Comments

When you’re running a campaign with a double-digit lead and a 96% chance of winning the presidency, there’s only two possible outcomes. Yesterday, in an attempt to derail the Overconfidence Express, the Obama camp released this video of a real-life cautionary tale. Seriously, it’s hilarious, watch it: And while that is one of the funniest [...]

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Short and simple reason why the media is biased against McCain: He sucks

October 29th, 2008 · No Comments

Yesterday, Politico posted an extraordinarily long and boring (at least for the Internet, anyway) analysis of media bias titled “Why McCain is getting hosed in the press“: The Project for Excellence in Journalism’s researchers found that John McCain, over the six weeks since the Republican convention, got four times as many negative stories as positive ones. The [...]

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October surprise! Proof Obama is a Marxist!!!

October 28th, 2008 · 2 Comments

This photo, which proves once and for all that Barack Obama is a Marxist, was leaked to Fox News today by an unknown source: Shortly thereafter, exactly one-third of the cable news channels and ten percent of the political blogosphere was buzzing over this devastating development for the Obama campaign a mere seven days before the election: [...]

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McCain campaign running on empty platitudes

October 28th, 2008 · No Comments

The McCain campaign’s final (official, non-race-baiting) pitch to America frames the choice in 2008, and there isn’t a concrete idea to be found: People are losing their homes and their life savings, and what is McCain offering? “Workin’ Joes.” What is that, a sandwich?

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McCain-Palin tough on terror, except against American doctors

October 25th, 2008 · No Comments

This is one of the more remarkable pieces of video I’ve seen this campaign cycle.  Earlier this week, Brian Williams asked Sarah Palin if an abortion clinic bomber qualifies as a terrorist, under her definition of the word.  First, she filibustered with some nonsense about Bill Ayers, then gave her actual, astonishing answer: “I don’t [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Democrats · John McCain · Sarah Palin

McCain campaign gets caught exploiting mentally ill volunteer

October 25th, 2008 · 3 Comments

That’s the headline.  That’s how badly this story has spiraled out of control for the McCain campaign. First, Greg Sargent at TPM broke the story yesterday that the McCain campaign was directly involved in fabricating details of Ashley Todd’s fake robbery and assault story:  John McCain’s Pennsylvania communications director told reporters in the state an incendiary version of the [...]

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Will Ferrell and Tina Fey endorse the Bush-McCain-Palin ticket on SNL

October 24th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Will Ferrell never did the best Bush impression, but this skit from last night’s Saturday Night Live is hilarious. You get the feeling that if Bush really did do a nationally televised address to publicly and emphatically endorse John McCain, it would go something like this: “When you think of John McCain, think of me, [...]

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Tags: Entertainment · George W. Bush · John McCain · Republicans · Sarah Palin