by Phil Rockstroh Even as President Barrack Obama waxed eloquent in Cairo, Egypt, on the moral imperatives of the community of nations, public opinion polls released in the United States revealed that, […]
Greg Mitchell, Editor of ‘Editor and Publisher’ magazine, recently spoke with MediaBloodhound from his Lower East Side Manhattan office at E&P. In addition to the 2008 campaign, topics ranged from the dire state of the newspaper industry and its “dirty secret” to the impact of the U.S. media’s censorship of graphic war images to whether Twitter and Sarah Palin will go the way of the pet rock.
Links of the Week (as opposed to the Weakest Link) Michael Lewis, Portfolio, The End: Eisman knew subprime lenders could be scumbags. What he underestimated was the total unabashed complicity of the […]
In an NPR piece the other day on the return of Newt Gingrich, reporter Lynn Neary noted that some Republicans are attempting to lure the former House speaker back into the party […]
Link of the Week (as opposed to the Weakest Link): John Heileman, New York magazine, The Next New Deal: “Personally, I think the depth of the Obama realignment is being underestimated,” says […]
Back in August, on Fox News Sunday, host Chris Wallace asked Condoleezza Rice if she were supporting John McCain for president. She replied that “as secretary of state, I think it’s a […]
by JS O’Brien Vice-presidential candidate Senator Joe Biden (D-Delaware) ran into a buzzsaw of an interview from Barbara West of WFTV-TV, Channel 9, in Orlando, Fla on October 23. West is the […]
Trailing in both national and state polls with Election Day drawing near, John McCain’s campaign announced this morning that legendary prop-comic Gallagher — famed for smashing produce, especially watermelons, with a sledgehammer — will take over strategy and messaging from Karl Rove disciple Steve Schmidt. It’s a major shakeup in a campaign already known for embracing the unconventional.
Link of the Week (as opposed to the Weakest Link): Shaun Mullen at the Moderate Voice: It is no accident that there are so many older African-Americans waiting in the long lines […]
By Lee Camp Editor’s Note: Yet another intercepted voice mail from John McCain. He’s starting to sound a little desperate.