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McCain v. Obama Townhall in Tennessee: Live Blogging the 2nd Presidential Debate

5:57 Pacific Time: Before this gets started, my guess is that McCain will do poorly. 5:58 I think that Obama unnerves him, and while McCain is good in these “townhall” venues when he is alone, I suspect that standing alongside Obama … Continue reading

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Think of “Caligula’s Horse”: Richard Cohen, of the Washington Post, Humorously Skewers the Shameless Surrogates Mendaciously Defending John McCain’s VP Pick

The Roman Emperor Caligula once famously elevated his horse to the position of “consul and priest.” And no doubt the Emperor had his sophistic apologists at the ready to defend his wise choice to outsiders. (And which, no doubt, shored … Continue reading

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“Sarah Palin, You’re No Hillary Clinton!”: Will Palin Prove to Be the Dan Quayle of This Election Cycle—A Young Conservative, and Novel, But in over Her Head?

This morning, Bill Burton, an Obama spokesperson, responded this way to McCain’s pick of Palin for VP: Today, John McCain put the former mayor of a town of 9,000 with zero foreign policy experience a heartbeat away from the presidency. … Continue reading

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