Political chatter from DC and NYC, the amNewYork way
By Emily Ngo
John McCain further pushed his presidential rivals connection to domestic terrorist Bill Ayers on Thursday, launching an Internet ad that questions Barack Obamas candor on the matter.
When their relationship became an issue, Obama responded, This is a guy who lives in my neighborhood, the ads narrator...Read more »
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...Read more »
The main thing that struck me during last nights debate was how physically uncomfortable McCain looked while walking around. I guess his handlers told him to walk around the stage while Obama was talking in order to distract the viewers, but what I noticed was just how unstable McCain looked. I realize his shoulders were seriously injured during his time in...Read more »
And they brought their A game. Tonight's debate had little of the courtesy that Joe Biden and Sarah Palin so carefully exhibited last week. Both Barack Obama and John McCain attacked readily and with more substance than in their first debate.
They dodged questions, but they also established distinctly separate foreign policy doctrines. It was their chance...Read more »
Our friend, speaking consultant TJ Walker, breaks down expectations at tonight's town hall meeting in Nashville:
More at The Speaking Channel.
Emily...Read more »
Dear John and Barack,
You had a good thing going there for a while. We were all talking about things that mattered, such as health care and the meltdown on Wall Street but apparently it was too good to last. Shall I paraphrase the turn the conversation has taken since yesterday?
McCain: Hi, America. You guys dont seem to like me when we talk about the economy, so Im going...Read more »
Who will your dog chew?
Do you have a politically-minded pooch at home who's just, like, so over rope tugs and Nylabones and would much prefer a more intellectual chew toy? Well, you're in luck - now they can gnaw on John McCain or Barack Obama.
These campaign dog toys come to you from the creators of the Michael Vick chew toy, Headline Pet Toys. The stuffed toys measure 11 inches tall...Read more »
John McCain has to take advice from his running mate and take the gloves off. Barack Obama is going to win this election and the American people dont even know what they are getting.
The McCain campaign must not be afraid to expose Barack Obamas ties, Barack Obamas friends, and Barack Obamas admirers the ones he knows, and those working on his...Read more »
Demerit: Lies, All Lies!
Its not like we need the VP candidates to be concerned with telling the truth or anything. Whoppers and exaggerations included budget-neutral vs. "government run" health care; records on taxes; Spain; funding the troops; sounding the bell on Fannie and Freddie; the surplus in Iraq; shall I go on?
Gold Star: Hey, Can...Read more »
She wins by default! Sarah Palin did not win last nights debate, lets be clear about that. What she did was speak to the core base of the Republican party. She looked like a good ol' girl as wed say back in Texas.
She was one of us and a true red, white and blue American like our beloved Ronnie. Still,...Read more »