This ad from Mitt Romney that they released today sort of encapsulates just whats wrong with Romney. It’s fine and dandy for political ads to step outside of the box in their format, but Romney’s is the first I’ve ever seen that seems to think those bland ads for GlobalChemCorp are the sort to be … Read more
The biggest question with regard to Barack Obama’s candidacy is: Is America ready for a black president? My gut reaction, sadly, is no. But I think that Barack Obama is clearly ready to be president, and for America to truly move forward we need to elect him as our next president. Sen. Obama represents the … Read more
Lawrence O’Donnell thinks the thrice-married Giuliani will deliver the election to the Dems. When Republican primary voters discover how liberal Giuliani has been on social issues–along with how many wives he’s had and how many gay men he has lived with while waiting for a divorce to come through–they are going to abandon him faster … Read more
Thursday, Jan. 25, 2007, Mitt Romney’s unofficial shill in the right-wing blogosphere Hugh Hewitt declares: “McCain Campaign On The Rocks”. Of course, most observers will realize that Hewitt has no idea what the hell he’s talking about, and in fact if you were a betting man or woman you should put money on John McCain as … Read more
Just say “white power” and get it off your chest. Oliver WillisOne of the first political bloggers in the world, Oliver Willis has operated OliverWillis.com since 2000. Contributor at Media Matters for America and The American Independent. Follow on Twitter at @owillis. Full bio.
That’s the image that came to mind reading this swill from Glenn Reynolds and former Christian Right architect Marshall Whitman. Here’s the facts of how we were led into war: The Bush administration tried to sell the threat of Al Qaeda-Iraq ties, but that didn’t sell well. Then they said we were under threat of WMDs. Many … Read more
Glenn Reynolds says that Ted Kennedy demanding a coherent exit strategy from Iraq is the same as Strom Thurmond being pro-segregation. The question is, will the Democrats be willing to do to Ted Kennedy, for his remarks on the war, what Republicans did to Trent Lott, for his remarks on Strom Thurmond and the 1948 election? As … Read more
On Fox News Channel, you’re free to speak about the coronation of George W… unless you’ve got the nerve to criticize Dear Leader. Then you get a Fox News MeltdownTM. View the video here at IFilm, who has offered to host it. If anyone else would like it, let me know. My hosting bill is … Read more
Click here to watch your President flip out of his gourd. I’ve never seen anything like it. Oliver WillisOne of the first political bloggers in the world, Oliver Willis has operated OliverWillis.com since 2000. Contributor at Media Matters for America and The American Independent. Follow on Twitter at @owillis. Full bio.
The soldier Bush referenced in his speech (“We soldiers of yours are doing great and scoring victories in confronting the evil terrorists.”) is part of a right-wing propaganda outfit. See here. “Joe Roche serves with the U.S. Army’s 16th Combat Engineer Battalion in Iraq and is an adjunct fellow at the National Center for Public … Read more