Daily Archives: April 29th, 2008 «

 

FactCheck smacks down false DNC ad accusations against McCain

Posted by: ST on April 29, 2008 at 9:48 pm » 8 Comments

Two ads – several big distortions. FactCheck has the ads, the context, and the correct facts and figures here. I guess asking for a teensie weensie bit of honesty out of the Democratic party campaign season is asking too much. In related Dem party news, Marc Ambinder blogged earlier today about the latest proposal by […]

 

Obama goes off on Rev. Wright

Posted by: ST on April 29, 2008 at 2:32 pm » 21 Comments

Now this is more like it. I’m busy this afternoon, but will have more commentary on this later. Update – 7:17 PM: I just got done watching both his opening statement and the answers he gave earlier today to the press about Rev. Wright’s speech to the NPC yesterday. I don’t want to overanalyze it, […]

 

Quote of the week

Posted by: ST on April 29, 2008 at 12:32 pm » 3 Comments

Via CBS News’ “From the Road” blog: “This lady right here makes Rocky Balboa look like a pansy” said Governor Mike Easley, D-N.C., today, referring to Hillary Clinton. I think the analogy is off a bit. For one thing, Rocky Balboa wouldn’t cheat to win, nor would he expect Adrian to stand in the ring […]

 

Is Rev. Wright deliberately trying to hurt Obama’s campaign?

Posted by: ST on April 29, 2008 at 10:42 am » 8 Comments

Newt Gingrich thinks so: ABC News’ Nitya Venkataraman Reports: In a Tuesday appearance on Good Morning America, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, R-Ga., suggested that controversial pastor Rev. Jeremiah Wright is angry with parishioner Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., and may be deliberately trying to hurt his presidential bid. Saying that Wright “went out of his […]