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Tonight was the fourth and final debate of this electoral season (third between the presidential contenders), and McCain went into it a very long way from victory. In a campaign where those fond of sports metaphors have accused him of throwing too many “hail Mary” passes already, tonight was his last chance. He still didn’t Continue reading →

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Tonight’s second presidential debate is being billed as a “town hall” format. But here are the rules: Tuesday’s match-up at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn., will be moderated by NBC’s Tom Brokaw, with the questions to be culled from a group of 100 to 150 uncommitted likely voters in the audience and another one-third to Continue reading →

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Every once in a while I run across something online that cries out for broader exposure, and this is just such an item. Hilarious. Enjoy and share! General McClellan Responds to Sarah Palin Dear Governor Palin, George B. McClellan here. I am writing you urgently about last evening’s goddamned debate, where you cited my comments Continue reading →

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Well, she absolutely had what it takes to win… if this had been an eighth-grade student council debate. Going up against a grown-up, though, Sarah Palin was mismatched. An event like this is all about the image you convey to those inexplicably undecided voters out there—the crowd that hasn’t been following the race closely, beyond Continue reading →

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So, tonight, an estimated sixty million people watched John McCain turn in a debate performance that probably left his campaign wishing he’s stuck to his promise to stay away, and that will surely cost him a few more points in the polls. I write this before having exposed myself to any mass-media spin or blogosphere Continue reading →

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