Political chatter from DC and NYC, the amNewYork way
Grading the second debate
Gold Star: "Sen. Obama, it's good to be with you at a town hall meeting.
Demerit: McCains New and Completely Original Mortgage Plan
Sen. McCain, let me get this straight: You want the government to get off my back, but you also want the government to buy my mortgage?
Demerit: Tom Brokaw Watching the Clock
Ive met nuns who are more inclined to bend the rules. Chillax, Tom.
Gold Star: Tom Brokaws Tough and Thoughtful Follow-Up Questions
Establishing a McCain/Obama Doctrine, Manhattan Project vs. Silicon Valley redux, reforming Social Security and Medicare within two years. ... I half expected Brokaw to ask the candidates to phrase their responses in Latin.Demerit: Cricket ... Cricket ...
Watching John McCain trying to joke with the audience was truly painful. I know the audience is not supposed to respond to anything but wow, give the guy a break. Chuckle, snicker, throw him a thumbs-up sign. Just make it stop. Please.
Demerit: That one.