| Oct 3, 2012
| 1:31 PM
The presidential race has been turned upside down by a video “discovered” by the “journalists” at The Daily Caller, in which then-Senator Obama addresses a crowd in 2007 to speak about poverty in minority communities.
| Oct 10, 2012
| 11:21 AM
Since the launch of “The Great Dysmorphia: An Epistemological View of Ingesting Hallucinogenic Mushrooms at a 2012 Presidential Debate” certain people have been on me to come up with a fun contest for promotional purposes.
After all, I...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 11:38 AM
In writing about the Pew study released today, I was struck by the big story of how negative coverage on several levels of presidential politics had become.
I think this is big trouble for democracy, especially the hostile level of discourse in social...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 8:07 AM
I have been tracking the dance Johns Hopkins nuerosurgeon Dr. Benjamin Carson has been doing with Fox News since his appearance last month at The National Prayer Breakfast. You can see my concerns about the relationship here.
But Tuesday night, Dr....
| Feb 20, 2013
| 9:00 AM
It was a delight to see Dr. Ben Carson on The Sun's front page recently ("Controversial address vaults Hopkins' Carson into political arena," Feb. 18), and it was a stark contrast to the vitriolic online piece earlier by TV critic David Zurawik ("Hopkins'...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 7:10 PM
Talking to reporters in his driveway on a hot day in August 2000, Connecticut U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman beamed — he had just been chosen as the Democratic vice presidential candidate to Al Gore.
"Miracles happen," the proud son of a Stamford liquor...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 8:20 PM
George Zimmerman told a national TV audience on Wednesday that he doesn't regret anything that happened the night he shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
"I feel like it was all God's plan," he told conservative talk show host Sean Hannity in...
| May 11, 2011
| 1:48 PM
Now, it's official. Newt Gingrich, a former Georgia congressman who became the first Republican speaker of the House in decades in 1995, announced Wednesday afternoon his candidacy for president in 2012.
"I believe we can return America to hope and...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 12:24 PM
By most conventional measures of a campaign's strength, Newt Gingrich has no business being a front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination.
Consider the following:
- Gingrich only this week opened a full-time campaign office in Iowa, the...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 5:57 PM
I just walked out of a dark room after spending two hours with the screener for "Game Change," the HBO film about the 2008 Republican presidential campaign of John McCain and Sarah Palin.
Based on a best-selling, non-fiction book about the historic race,...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 1:14 PM
Last week, I wrote about HBO's "Game Change" right after screening the two-hour film about the 2008 presidential campaign of John McCain and Sarah Palin. You can read it here.
I described the film as "so political in so many good ways," and predicted...