Category Archives: Political Momentum

Mind Tricks

The last day in October, capped off by Halloween night and the massive surreal parade just down the street in West Hollywood, the largest gay community south of San Francisco. That’s always a hoot, but not the only news. The … Continue reading

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The Obama Uncertainty

They all laughed at Clint Eastwood when he winged it at the Republican convention in Tampa and improvised that conversation with an empty chair, representing a wholly imaginary Barack Obama. That could have been brilliant but it was just strange. … Continue reading

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The Fine Art of Managing Disaster

How do you deal with disasters? In the National Football League you have that Monday morning review of the game tapes – everyone sits around and watches, over and over, in slow-motion, who blew the blocking assignment and which receiver … Continue reading

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Dirty Movies and Politics

There is the category of things people tell you are really, really bad – but when you try to pin them down on just what those things are, specifically, and just what it is that makes them so bad, so … Continue reading

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The Big Mo

Any American male who watches football – or baseball or basketball – knows all about it. The problem is you just cannot define it, and you cannot quantify it – it’s nothing specific. You just know it’s shifted. It’s that … Continue reading

Posted in Political Momentum, Populist Outrage, Republicans in the Wilderness, Republicans Weird and Desperate, Torture, War Crimes | Leave a comment