Media Watch: The Sharyl Attkisson approach
Wanna guess what card the Obama campaign may be playing with this one? Barack Obama’s campaign immediately highlighted a singular moment in Tuesday’s presidential debate when John McCain sought to criticize Barack Obama for supporting the 2007 Bush-Cheney energy bill: “It was an energy bill on the floor of the Senate, loaded down with goodies, [...]
Conventional wisdom has it that McCain did the “right thing” in pulling out of Michigan and moving his resources elsewhere (even though he shouldn’t have broadcast it), but new numbers out tonight suggest that may have been premature. First, check out the last several polls that RCP has on Michigan: The first poll you see [...]
Here you go, in case you missed it earlier: My debate liveblogging can be read here. Here’s the debate transcript.
*This post will be updated frequently throughout the evening, with the most recent updates appearing a the top of the post.* Update 22 – 10:41 PM: Here’s the full video of the debate. The Fox panel is panning the debate because both candidates, to them, sounded like they were using talking points and that it [...]
Still busy, but wanted to link up to this Malkin piece on what to watch out for at tonight’s townhall debate: plants, and not of the potted variety. Read related thoughs on townhall debates via John Dickerson at Slate. Other interesting tidbits of info: CNN’s latest polling numbers on the key states of Indiana, New [...]
Got a busy morning ahead of me – hope to be back this afternoon. At the latest, it will be this evening in time to liveblog tonight’s townhall debate. Later, gators.
Regarding Obama’s relationship with far left radicals in Chicago, Rubin hits the nail on the head: But more than hypocrisy is at work here. It is not just far Left, American-hating radicals he now disowns. You get the sense that he believes everyone can be played. Rashid Khalidi can believe that Obama finds no one [...]
A major news outlet yesterday took on Barack Obama’s claims about his relationship with unrepentant terrorist Bill Ayers and has discovered that he has been, shall we say, less than honest about it. That network? Nope, not Fox. It was CNN. Watch the video here. One quote from the Anderson Cooper piece: “”But the relationship [...]