Political chatter from DC and NYC, the amNewYork way
Since I am still currently undecided in regards which of the three main candidates I will be voting for (Obama, McCain or Barr), I will periodically be posting critiques of something that one of them said in the previous week. It could either be something I agree with that I dont think is getting enough attention, or somewhere disagree.
This week is all about Obama. New...Read more »
Obamaniacs celebrate his big 4-7.
I couldnt possibly fashion an Internet round-up as comprehensive as our own Kims, but the coverage of Barack Obamas 47th birthday yesterday made me wonder: How did Obamas supporters choose to mark the anniversary of their saviors birth? My need for instant gratification led me to do a quick and completely...Read more »
People have an obsession with youth and beauty. Both of course, are relative.
Barack Obama may not be the most handsome man to run for office, however his ideas, persona and the character he presents to us are beautiful. There is a pureness in his rhetoric that keeps him young enough to talk to visionaries and wise enough to have discourse with...Read more »
In the primaries, when Hillary carped that Obama was woefully nice and naive and couldn't possibly be ready for the onslaught of the GOP in the general, Obama countered that he knew how to play the game, and always would fight fire with fire.
In the primary, he proved it, getting into a tit-for-tat over who was ready to do what at 3 a.m.
It's surprising then that the Obama...Read more »
An open letter to Sen. John McCain
Dear Sen. McCain,
I write to implore you to be yourself. Be true to the stick-by-your-guns mentality that earned you Iowa and then the nomination.
Your attempts at clever, sarcasm-riddled tactics to win over the undecided are wasted. You are not the charming Sen. Barack Obama, nor should you want to be.
Obama Energy Plan tire...Read more »
I know I am sick of hearing about the McCain ad comparing Britney and Paris to Obama though I find it funny that Hollywood types are getting offended (re: Obama is a rock star, not a celebrity, McCain, DUH!" )
But the latest ad from McCain to surface The One (seen below) now compares him to the second coming of Christ. I suppose the creative genius behind this...Read more »