Category Archives: McCain’s Sleazy Campaign Ads

The Loyal Opposition

We’re not British. The engine is under the hood of the car, not under the bonnet. And the shock absorbers are what keep the car from oscillating wildly on its springs when you roar down a bumpy road, not the … Continue reading

Posted in Attack Politics, GOP In Tatters, McCain Calling Obama Names, McCain's Lost Honor, McCain's Palin Gamble, McCain's Sleazy Campaign Ads, Palin Unqualified, Republican Purge Ranks, Republicans Regroup, Respectful Disagreement, Sarah Palin, The Republicans Fall Apart | 1 Comment

Getting Over It

As the 2008 presidential campaign was drawing to a close anyone could see the candidates were getting down to the basics – all the variations on all the themes has been tried and what didn’t work was dropped. There wasn’t … Continue reading

Posted in Joe the Plumber, McCain, McCain and Entitlement, McCain and Vietnam, McCain Hot - Obama Cool, McCain Unleashes Our Demons, McCain's Anger Problem, McCain's Dark Tactics, McCain's Lost Honor, McCain's Recklessness, McCain's Sleazy Campaign Ads, Obama, Obama Calm and Steady, Obama the Socialist | 1 Comment

Stepping Back and Gaining Perspective

Monday, October 20 – press the pause button. There was not the usual massive sell-off in the last hour of trading on Wall Street, no seven or eight hundred point drop. We’ve come to expect that every third or fourth … Continue reading

Posted in Attack Politics, McCain, McCain Unleashes Our Demons, McCain's Recklessness, McCain's Sleazy Campaign Ads, Obama, Race and America, Race and Politics, Racism Lives On, Voter Intimidation | Leave a comment

Documenting the Madness

Oh, Roswell, New Mexico is a strange place – you recall that in 1947 our government recovered a crashed flying saucer there, recovered the bodies of the alien critters piloting the thing, and then refused to admit we’d long been … Continue reading

Posted in Colin Powell Endorses Obama, Ed the Dairyman, Jim Webb, Joe the Plumber, McCain, McCain Erratic, McCain Lacks Maturity, McCain's Sleazy Campaign Ads, Obama as the Grown-Up, Obama Calm and Steady, Obama the Socialist, Richard Lugar | 1 Comment

Real History Does Matter, and So Does the Truth

A comment from Rick, the News Guy in Atlanta, moved to the front page…   [][][][][][]   There’s something more that should be said about those McCain campaign robocalls, which include these words:   “You need to know that Barack … Continue reading

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Down and Dirty

Something is up. As reviewed in The Great Divide Widens – in some detail – things are getting nasty. On Friday, October 17, there was this from the McClatchy wire:   WASHINGTON – An ACORN community organizer received a death … Continue reading

Posted in ACORN, Attack Politics, Dividing Us from Each other, McCain, McCain's Sleazy Campaign Ads, Obama Pals with Terrorists, Real Americans, Robocalls, Sarah Palin, The Culture Wars, Voter Fraud | 1 Comment

The Great Divide Widens

A stipulation – anecdotes are not data. At least they are not data that prove much. A fellow comes up to you on the street and tells you the sky is green. You look up, and the sky looks to … Continue reading

Posted in Anecdotes are Not Data, Attack Politics, Calling Others Un-American, McCain, McCain's Lost Honor, McCain's Sleazy Campaign Ads, Michelle Bachmann, Obama, Obama as the Grown-Up, Obama Calm and Steady, Palin Defines American, The Culture Wars | Leave a comment