Month: July 31, 2008

Jul 31,2008

Tough but true

From Ross Douthat: Here’s a tip for liberals: If your candidate is going to stage enormous rallies in front of tens of thousands of chanting Germans (with monuments to Prussian...

Jul 31,2008

The IOC is a joke, cont. (again)

I don’t have the strength to point out the awfulness of the IOC anymore. The crux of this post over at Commentary by Gordon Chang, however, is this: Either the...

Jul 31,2008

This is why we don't vote on military strategy

Because the public is fickle, not to mention underinformed and stupid: The poll shows that, since the surge is working, more people approve of the surge! Shocking how that works...

Jul 31,2008

Looking for racism

Josh Marshall: I note with interest today, John McCain’s new tactic of associating Barack Obama with oversexed and/or promiscuous young white women. (See today’s new ad and this from yesterday.)...

Jul 31,2008

Blank Check

It’s understandably difficult to rally Joe Six-Pack—or even Jane Starbucks—around an issue as murky as the recently ratified Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 Amendments Act of 2008; the legislation...

Jul 30,2008

Reducing emissions isn't the issue…

…because reducing emissions isn’t feasible. Matthew Yglesias is enjoying his time in Aspen, taking breaks from the conferences to lecture the auto/gas industry about how they perceive the future. He...