Barack Obama’s acceptance speech last night at the Democratic National Convention had an absurd amount of hype leading into it. Not to sound trite, but it lived up to all expectations. There’s no question that Obama is a powerful speaker. But the content of his speech impressed me most. Here are the three most important […]
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John McCain calls himself a maverick, but he votes with George Bush 90 percent of the time. That’s not a maverick. That’s a sidekick.
–Senator Bob Casey
No way, no how, no McCain.
Well, John McCain says the economy is fundamentally sound. John McCain doesn’t think 47 million people without health insurance is a crisis. John McCain […]
Political conventions have become more of a staged show than anything else. The speakers appear to be almost universally scripted, with practically every line in every speech vetted and approved by the powers that be. But day one of the democratic convention in Denver yesterday did manage to provide a few minutes of “planned improvisation” […]