Posts Tagged ‘Election ’08’

Election 2008 Write-Ins: Newt Gingrich, Paris Hilton, and Other People Who Are Not President

In a thoroughly predictable turn of events, Hillary Clinton and Ron Paul were the write-in champions of 2008 (by all accounts a banner year for write-ins). That makes plenty of sense, given that both Clinton and Paul boasted die-hard adherents with a bit of a disenfranchisement complex.
To paraphrase President-elect Obama: "When people get [...]

Cynical Clinton Thought of the Day

Yet another story detailing Bill Clinton's preference for talking up John McCain over campaigning for Barack Obama:
Former President Bill Clinton was hesitant to characterize Barack Obama as a "great man" Sunday, a phrase he had no qualms using last week to describe Obama's rival John McCain.
Clinton told NBC's Tom Brokaw that it was only earlier [...]

Future McCain Won Tonight’s Debate!

According to Radley Balko, the McCain camp aired the above ad an hour or so before McCain told the press that he would be participating in tonight's debate, which leads one to believe that the McCain team knew there was a chance that his "Campaign to Suspend My Campaign" campaign wasn't going to work.
What a [...]