Where's the Crack, ACORN?

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Off the Plane.

From Ben Smith:

Obama spokesman Bill Burton confirms Drudge’s report that two right-leaning papers, the Washington Times and the New York Post, have lost their seats on the Obama plane, along with the Dallas Morning News.

“We’re trying to reach as many swing voters that we can and unfortunately had to make some tough choices. [...]

Friday Genius Ten – Pre-Election Weekend edition

I’m afraid the title of this post might be a little misleading; none of these things have anything to do with the election. It’s a pretty decent list though, and considering the original song, actually fairly inclusive. Enjoy (and you can find my other list at my blog).

Original Song: Warren G (feat. Nate Dogg), [...]

Answer: Pretty Bad, Maybe.

G.D. wants to know how bad things have gotten for McCain.

Ambinder shares an e-mail received by Obama volunteers in Arizona. In response to polls showing how close the race is in the Copper State, Jon Carson writes, “Supporters like you have put us within striking distance. Now it’s time to pull off what no [...]

The Economist Endorses, Drolly.

[Cover of The Economist from May '08]

Those crazy Brits:

For all the shortcomings of the campaign, both John McCain and Barack Obama offer hope of national redemption. Now America has to choose between them. The Economist does not have a vote, but if it did, it would cast it for Mr Obama. We [...]

Irresponsible Speculation.

(Cross-posted from U.S. of J.)

Like the good Ned Resnikoff (a friend of the blog, and fellow Pushbacker), I too support irresponsible speculation. After all, if I didn’t, why else would I maintain this blog obsessively. With that in mind – and because I don’t feel like doing anything productive – here is what I [...]

David Simon on Colbert.

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How Bad Have Things Gotten for McCain?

This bad. [Via TPM.]

Care to guess where that robocall is going out? Arizona, which has tightened enough that the McCain camp has to play it safe. It doesn’t matter if Obama wins AZ — he’s got a lot of paths to 270 — but it matters that it forces McCain [...]