American History is a Sad History

The appeals – especially from Romney and the right, who seem to believe in a 1950’s American utopia – to American exceptionalism are peaking right about now, the days before the election. Perhaps we have to do this, as a modern democracy, but it...

Why Obama Will Win: The Romney Effect

Yes, its a political post! With the election coming up, expect to see a few more of these, crossposted at DailyKos One the strange things we’ve seen, thus far, this electoral season, is that divergence between swing-state polling and general election polling....

This Historic Day

I’m heading to a Democratic Party event tonight to watch Obama’s historic convention speech. Photos and more tomorrow, but tonight, let’s enjoy history being made. Conversely, I’m really confused by John McCain’s latest TV...