First Hillary Attack Ad – Analysis

Crossposted at Daily Kos Yesterday, Democratic Courage, a independent PAC which seems to have only one goal – bring down Hillary Clinton – began airing, in limited, highly targeted cable TV spots in Iowa, the first attack ad on Hillary Clinton to come from...

Is Immigration the new Gay Marriage?

By all accounts, we are a nation in turmoil. We continue to fight an never ending war in Iraq, the housing crisis continues to spread throughout the financial markets, and the economy teeters on the edge of recession. To the observer, these are the greatest issues...

Glassbooth.com Candidate Test

I just discovered a unique candidate test that you can take at Glassbooth.org. Unlike other tests, which solely test you on issue based question, this one also takes into account what issues matter to you the most. For me, it was the Environment, Economic Policy, and...

The Rhetoric of Hillary Clinton

This is the first in a 3 part series where I examine the rhetorical styles in the various speeches of the three main Democratic Candidates for President. First up, the frontrunner, Hillary Clinton. This is an academic experiment. In College (at the best school in the...

On the Obama/Mclurkin Fiasco

I read this over at Think on These Things. Check it out, one of the best blog posts I’ve read in a while. There is no way to unify this country if people on both sides refuse to be in the same space as those with whom they disagree. It is fine to disagree and be...