The left blogogentsia is all blowed up this afternoon over the story Martin wrote about earlier today. Since that post, more info has come to light that makes Sandeep Kaushik, the campaign spokesman in question, look considerably less guilty and that makes the cub reporter in training look like somebody who walked into the room knowing what story he was going to write, regardless of what was actually said. I think Martin is going to have more on this later, so I’ll hold off on further comment about the story itself.
However, I do want to offer a thoughts on how to avoid the fate that Mr. Kaushik stumbled into. Continue reading →
It’s been 99 years since the Chicago Cubs have won a World Series. But they, as well as teams that have never won a Super Bowl, aren’t the only ones in the throes of a championship drought.
No one is more long-suffering than those of us who dream of a progressive president. Or, less unrealistically, one who at least places the priorities of the people before those of the rich.
If the presidential primaries are like the regular season, Super Tuesday resembles Major League Baseball’s playoffs, which determine who will play in the World Series. But the outcome of the election itself isn’t decided in four to seven days like the World Series, just one. Continue reading →
Someday I’d like to be a Democratic consultant, and be paid thousands of dollars to help my candidates lose elections and insult the people who support them. Because nothing says “victory” like a staffer on a progressive blogosphere-supported campaign shitting on the very folks that put his boss on the map. Continue reading →