Daily Archives: April 27th, 2008 «

 

Charlotte Observer endorses “progressive” Charlotte mayor Pat McCrory for the Republican primary for governor

Posted by: ST on April 27, 2008 at 8:50 pm » 11 Comments

It’s sort of like the NYT’s endorsement of McCain earlier this year – it’s not an endorsement a true conservative desires, but then again, Charlotte’s 7-term mayor isn’t really a true conservative. He just plays one on TV. On their editorial page this morning, the Observer opined: But the leading candidate in this [Republican] race […]

 

Sunday afternoon links (OPEN THREAD)

Posted by: ST on April 27, 2008 at 3:48 pm » 2 Comments

Some links for your perusal: —– What she said: The Rev. Al Sharpton is threatening to “close down the city” of New York in outrage over last week’s acquittals of three NYPD officers in the shooting death of Sean Bell. The race-hustling Sharpton is doing what he does best, accusing the NYPD and the court […]

 

Barack Obama’s interview on Fox News Sunday

Posted by: ST on April 27, 2008 at 1:39 pm » 4 Comments

After nearly two years of “the silent treatment,” Barack Obama sat down for an interview with Fox News Sunday’s Chris Wallace a few days ago. Noel Sheppard at Newsbusters has a good rundown of the questions Wallace asked, which were a lot tougher than he gets from most reporters in the media, and notes how […]

 

NYT’s latest McCain hit piece leaves out crucial bit of information

Posted by: ST on April 27, 2008 at 10:55 am » 3 Comments

This is, what, the third or fourth attempt by the NYT to squeeze a scandal out of the Mc? Given Senator John McCain’s signature stance on campaign finance reform, it was not surprising that he backed legislation last year requiring presidential candidates to pay the actual cost of flying on corporate jets. The law, which […]