(This is cross-posted at my place.)
I don’t know why Andrew Sullivan continues to pontificate about black people, since it’s clear that he really doesn’t know what he’s talking about. For example, today, he closed a brief post on white evangelicals and gay marriage with this little “observation”:
Black evangelicals are another matter. [...]
A couple weeks ago when Matt Damon called out the Palin mess for the insipid Disney movie that it is, quadmoniker and I decided that that movie was called “Mommy in Chief.” We were gonna write a fake trailer for it and everything.
Turns out, some folks already beat us to it. Their trailer [...]
In case you hadn’t heard yet, the planned $700B bailout of Wall Street failed. The Dow is in a swoon, down 700+ points right now.
So what happens now? Douthat:
The worst case: You know what.
The most likely scenario, as of 3 PM this afternoon: The stock market continues to drop. Some version [...]
Didi Lima, (former) Nevada GOP communications director and (former) Hispanic Outreach Coordinator for the McCain campaign, tells the AP:
We don’t want (Hispanics) to become the new African-American community. And that’s what the Democratic Party is going to do to them, create more programs and give them handouts, food stamps and checks for this and [...]
It seems like this is aimed to those folks who feel some kind of personal animus toward McCain. But those people weren’t voting for McCain anyway.
If you’re going this route, don’t you have to make sure that a McCain win would be a dangerous thing? All we have here is cheers and McCain’s [...]
This and a lot of other dope behind-the-scenes pics from the first presidential debate on the Obama Flickr page.
[via Ben Smith.]
After the debates last Friday, Joe Biden went into bulldog mode, hitting up news outlets to spin for Obama. McCain’s camp drafted the consistently reprehensible Rudy Giuliani to do the same, a clear indication of how much of a media liability Sarah Palin has become in their eyes.
Where was Palin? As far away [...]
If I had to guess, it would be a long riff on McCain’s cartoonish refusal to look Obama in the eye. Also bracelets.
Update: John Cole agrees.
It is going to be John McCain going to great lengths to avoid looking Obama in the eye. I can see them having Darrell Hammond holding [...]