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  • Flip-flopping, flip-flopping: WH 2008

     
    by John Crewdson Swamp watches the Sunday talk shows, so you can play croquet with the family. The issues this Sunday: "flip-flopping," Phil Gramm's "mental recession," "flip-flopping," timetables for bringing U.S. troops home from Iraq, "flip-flopping,"...
  • Naked Ambition

     
    Which was the most fevered lunge for self-promotion by a power player? 1. Rev. Jesse Jackson, a Democrat, saying, "Barack (Obama) has been talking down to black people. I want to cut his ---- off." 2. Former Texas Sen. Phil......
  • Gramm: Banish him!

     
    McCain, distancing himself from economic advisor Phil Gramm's assertion that we're all a bunch of whiners in a "mental recession," also comes up with a cute quip about his unhappiness with the ex-Senator and UBS bigwig: ???I think Sen. Gramm......
  • McCain advisor Gramm: Americans "whine" (Updated)

     
    Ex-senator Phil Gramm, McCain's top economic advisor, tells the Washington Times that we're not in a recession, we've never been stronger, and people have to get a grip: " 'We have sort of become a nation of whiners. You......
  • Election gaffe rewind

     
    by Katie Fretland Campaign gaffes dominated the election news last week. A weekly study by the Project for Excellence in Journalism shows that most of the coverage of the race for the White House was dedicated to Jesse Jackson's unscripted......
  • Gramm: Stepping down

     
    Phil Gramm, who embarrassed McCain by saying American whining far exceeded economic problems, says he's stepping down as a campaign co-chair: "It is clear to me that Democrats want to attack me rather than debate Senator McCain on important economic......
  • McCain: Regulate or de-regulate? A Keating refresher

     
    Is McCain proposing more regulation or less regulation to deal with the Wall Street mess? That's not a rhetorical question. Here's his statement this morning: "It is essential for us to make sure that the U.S. remains the pre-eminent financial......
  • Obama: Policy!

     
    McCain today called for the firing of the SEC chair (which, technically, the president can't do) and promises some policy proposals. Obama is previewing a policy speech, wrapped in politics: "The events of the past few days have made clear......
  • Obama, McCain and their Wall $t. friend$

     
    by Frank James Listen to both major-party presidential campaigns and you'd think right about now that neither one had very good (that is, generous) friends on Wall Street. Well, both Republican presidential nominee John McCain and his Democratic rival,...
  • Video: Another Mac ad attacks another O advisor

     
    Fresh from his ad yesterday attacking Obama advisor Franklin Raines -- who says he's actually not an advisor, but who is black, which makes some reporters believe McCain was playing the race card -- McCain releases a new one attacking......
  • Video: Obama hits Fiorina, Gramm

     
    Here's an ad, released last night by Obama (sorry we're late -- school open house!) that attacks McCain's ties to economic advisers Carly Fiorina and Phil Gramm as well as that constant presence in Dem attacks, George Bush. It seems......