We’re starting to see the wheels come off of the Straight Talk Express. I long admired McCain as the sort of guy with whom I’d agree about little, but respect for his honesty and frankness. But gradually, over the last couple of years, I saw him turn his back on his beliefs without explanation (and […]
Frank Rich provided an astute analysis of the presidential race in Saturday’s Times that’s well worth reading. He looks specifically at Palin’s influence on the Republican ticket, and what her selection says about McCain and the party. Palin is dangerously like President Bush: an eager, pliant naif who, if elected, will do as told by […]
Obama’s had a significant uptick in polling numbers in the past week, and is at or above 50% according to both Gallup and Rasmussen. All of the major polling houses have Obama on top, anywhere from 3 to 9%. We’re presumably seeing Obama’s bounce from the convention. It’ll be interesting to see if McCain gets […]
How do we know that Sarah Palin is qualified for the vice presidency (and, thus, the presidency)? Sen. John McCain says her experience on the PTA helps: (It’s at the 3:37 mark in the clip.) Palin is looking like McCain’s own Harriet Miers.