“My wife and I were happy for twenty years. Then we met.” Who said it?
"You're not really voting for John McCain, are you, Mom?"
With the election two days away, I’m wondering how many Scholars & Rogues readers suffer from Archie Bunker syndrome. That is, does someone close to you — mother, father, sister, brother — […]
Mitchell calls Obama '90%' ad 'remarkably negative'
The media continues to present this phony moral equivalency: Obama’s ads are somehow just as negative as McCain’s. On Meet the Press Sunday, Andrea Mitchell exemplified this ludicrous meme, unintentionally entering Onion and Saturday Night Live territory when she called the following “a remarkably negative ad”:
CNN runs extremely misleading Obama headline
The day after the second Presidential Debate, one of CNN’s top online headlines was:
Ticker: Obama actions called ‘not presidential’
Leaked memo of McCain camp's future Hail Marys
Tactic: Dress a small band of Alaskan National Guard troops in Russian military attire and stage an invasion of the Alaskan border, sending the rest of Alaskan National Guard troops, on Palin’s orders, to successfully capture or kill the “Russian invaders.”
Strategy: Ends questions about Palin’s national security credentials.
McCain's campaign shows new vulnerability, but will Obama exploit it?
by JS O’Brien John McCain’s campaign advisers have made a potentially election-changing, tactical error. They’ve started lying. Lying in campaigns isn’t new, of course. The GOP has made big lies central to […]
Flirting with Dictatorship – On the road to South Africa's next president
Ronald Suresh Roberts, sycophantic biographer of Thabo Mbeki Jacob Zuma, some-time rapist, multi-million dollar arms-deal fraudster, populist, and permanently in search of his machine gun, declares that he is ready to “rule” […]