This is a test of WordPress’s incorporation of PollDaddy polls today: [polldaddy poll=1001452] Oh, that’s so cool. It was a lot of work designing and integrating those same polls a couple of months ago. Now it’s so simple a caveman can do it. Continue reading WordPress and PollDaddy make sweet music
I’ve already lost my imaginary drinking game for this evening’s presidential debate in Nashville, Tenn. John McCain has said “my friends” five times in the first 45 minutes of the debate and a shot each time would have me passed out on the floor by now. I’m writing another post and only halfway listening to … Continue reading At 53-minute mark, debate is a yawner
The veep debate was last night. Joe Biden vs. Sarah Palin. Honestly, I found the whole thing pretty boring. Neither candidate stumbled notably, dammit. Biden choked up once, talking about the tragic accident that killed his first wife and almost took all his children as well. Other than that, he seemed to stay on message … Continue reading Palin avoids face plant in debate, salvages some pride
PBS’s very capable Gwen Ifill will be moderating the vice presidential debate tomorrow night. Conservatives are now blasting Ifill’s selection because she has written a book scheduled for publication on Inauguration Day entitled Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the Age of Obama, about the younger generation of black politicians. I am not unbiased in this … Continue reading If not Gwen Ifill, then who?
To keep it real simple: I think tonight’s presidential debate was basically a tie. Continue reading First ’08 presidential debate: a tie
Tonight’s Democratic presidential debate between Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton struck me as basically a draw, and according to the predictions of the pundits, that means Obama won. That said, and before I allow my thoughts to be polluted by post-debate analyses from those same pundits, a few observations: I expected Clinton to come out … Continue reading Austin debate a draw; Obama wins