I know the campaign officially started when Kevin McCrea announced a couple of days ago, but I'm thinking this means the race will really heat up: Flaherty's Video And his new website I don't know what to think yet. Maybe he knows something … [Read more...]
So, um, a part time party chairman?
So the Washington Post and others report that VA Governor Tim Kaine will be the next party chairman. Alright, I mean, we could do worse. But then there's the troubling part: Kaine plans to work at the party part-time until 2010, when his … [Read more...]
Prop 8: What really went wrong?
So, this article in Rolling Stone is the best write up I've seen about what went wrong with Prop 8. I've been uncomfortable with the "blame the black people" backlash. It seems that what went wrong is the arrogance of the people who ran … [Read more...]
My Palin Problem
So, at first I thought the pick of Palin was not that bad, until I started hearing and reading all of the comical things about her, shall we say... rapid rise to being a VP contender. One of my first thought (that I've also heard echoed by … [Read more...]
Edit of Diary
I figure the following happens to lead to my predictions: Democrats John Edwards/Hillary Clinton benefit most from second votes of Biden/Dodd/Richardson. Women break big time for Hillary. College aged kids stay in/away from the caucus … [Read more...]
City Elections... polls closed... any word? … [Read more...]
First Impression: Ed O’Reilly is Refreshing
Thinking out loud, the differences seem to be:Personable: Now, maybe John Kerry doesn't have to be personable anymore. He's entrenched, during his last campaign he always came off as rigid and aloof... undoubtedly a factor in his painful … [Read more...]
Obama Rising: Now The 8th Most Experienced Candidate
According to the Massachusetts Democratic Party Website, there is yet another Democratic candidate in the race for President in 08.So what does this mean for the others? The good news is that Barack Obama is no longer the least experienced … [Read more...]
Dems Debate: Richardson Takes It
I'm not going to go into detail at the moment and hopefully I will have time to later but I just wanted to get it out there (and I'm still watching). Bill Richardson's answers have by far been the most specific, thoughtful and based in … [Read more...]