Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

RedState’s Dan Perrin is happy in his reality and fact-free zone and has generated this wonderful set of conclusions on why McCain and Republicans have nothing to be worried about besides the looming landslide: Here are the six other reasons McCain-Palin will win: The Gallup poll after Labor Day has historically been a predictor of […]

It’s so delightful to watch Republican apologists desperately try each daily controversy that emanates from the Palin/McCain campaign. Powerline dutifully trots out the talking points it has been issued: The last 24 hours have been consumed by a media feeding frenzy over the fact that the Republican National Committee spent approximately $150,000 on clothes and […]

What the F?


CNN: “These women face a unique dilemma: Should they vote their race, or should they vote their gender?” The media’s horse race fascination that has completely overlooked the merits of each candidate’s policy proposals for the litany of problems facing this nation has now been reduced to blatant card playing: if you’re a woman, you […]

Glenn Greenwald received an unsolicted email appearing to come from Gen. Petraeus’s top PR officer that reads more like a PajamasMedia diatribe than a senior Army officer’s communication. Don’t even bother trying to wrap your head around the wall-to-wall coverage and outrage this would have received if the same message had instead been directed at […]



Absolutely perfect distillation.

Andrew Sullivan is one of those rare bloggers who abstains from the SCHIP-child-stalking, lapel-pin-wearing, censure-side-taking, haircut-cost-inquiring brand of corrosive punditry. He’s been plugging his new book, “The Conservative Soul” with some excerpts. One of my favorites: “In a war on terror that stretches decades into the future, the new conservatism allows for a president with […]

With even more rats jumping ship, the total number of Republicans not seeking reelection is now at 12. It’s increasingly obvious that the 2008 election is the Democrat’s to lose in both Congress and the White House. Which is all the more interesting as more information comes out about the FISA capitulation, the SCHIP failure, […]