Monthly Archives: March 2008

Simultaneous End Games

If March comes in like a lion, it goes out like a lamb – as the useless bit of folk wisdom goes. The opposite is supposed to be equally true. This seems to have something to do with weather in … Continue reading

Posted in Complexity, Couldn't Be So, Florida Primary, Hillary Clinton, HUD, Iran, Iraq, Iraq Civil War, Michigan Primary, Muqtada al-Sadr, Nouri al-Maliki, Obama, Power Struggles, Presidential Hopefuls, Shiite versus Shiite, The Sixth Year of the War, The War, Wiretapping | 1 Comment

Armchair Psychoanalysis

It’s hard for a left-leaning child of the sixties to spend a Sunday with the pro-Bush, pro-war, cut-taxes-and-end-all-regulation-of-everything, governments-should-enforce-morality family down south. Leave Hollywood, drive south, cross the county line into Orange Country and things change. Orange Country is the … Continue reading

Posted in Attack Politics, Character, Hillary Clinton, Obama, Obama's Speech, Republicans, The Problem with Democrats | 2 Comments