Big Hollywood blogger Kurt Schlichter is, I fear, a bit too fond of Sarah Palin for his own good. He wrote yesterday that her abrupt and as-yet unexplained resignation from the Governorship of Alaska may have been prompted by media… Continue Reading
There’s this cool classic rock song from The Who, Won’t Get Fooled Again. It’s used as the theme music for one of the CSI shows. I’ve always liked the interplay between the Hammond pipe organ and Pete Townsend tearing up… Continue Reading
New York Governor David Paterson has, apparently, nominated U.S. Representative Kirsten Gillibrand to succeed to the Senate seat vacated by Secretary of State Hilary Clinton. It seems that Caroline Kennedy had some tax and not-precisely-documented household help problems. Representative Gillibrand… Continue Reading
Take a listen to Jill Biden at about 1:45 during this interview with Oprah: There’s a “clarification” later which basically disclaims the whole thing that Dr. Biden blurted out (and which caused her husband’s face to turn red).
Hillary Clinton cannot be Secretary of State. Why? Article I, Section 6 of the Constitution, sometimes called the Enoluments Clause, reads as follows: No Senator or Representative shall, during the Time for which he was elected, be appointed to any… Continue Reading
This would be a big letdown for me. Senator Clinton lost a lot of credibility when she talked about coming under sniper fire in Bosnia when the video clearly demonstrated a well-secured, peaceful, and well-orchestrated diplomatic greeting. I think she… Continue Reading
What if I had been right a year ago? What if the parties had nominated Rudy Giuliani and Hillary Clinton instead of Barack Obama and John McCain? Would the race be as one-sided with those candidates? Personally, I think that… Continue Reading
National polls show Obama leading right now by anywhere from four to ten points, with the average being a 6.8% advantage. This spells doom for my bet of a bottle of good Scotch. But on the other hand, the conventional… Continue Reading
She looks about right, too. When SNL is on, they’re on.