And a bonus election-week addition!
Fivethirtyeight.com is a polling wonk’s delight. If you have a fraction of a passing interest in psephology, you can lose hours of your life there. I screenshottified this comment (image text below*) because I’m still having trouble believing my eyes:… Read More ›
All these news reports recently about the Bradley Effect…it just struck me: are some media using earnest explanations of said Bradley Effect as an opportunity to remind the American VoterTM that that nice Obama they’re planning to vote for is,… Read More ›
We’re getting a lot of googlers popping by after searching variations on mccain obama compare and contrast I just rewatched the two videos on the original “Obama and McCain: Compare and Contrast” post, and they’re as relevant now as they… Read More ›
Off the record, it appears that some McCain team members think a wedding for Bristol would provide the perfect distraction from Obama’s talking points in the crucial last week. Inside John McCain’s campaign the expectation is growing that there will… Read More ›
Courtesy of baroquestar:
And that talking point is: “If you truly support ALL women’s rights then you will get behind Sarah Palin and fight for her.” The news that a group of veteran feminist organisations have endorsed the Obama/Biden ticket (many of the… Read More ›
He pimped his wife to voters as a potential contestant in a local “beauty contest” that involves skimpy swimwear, topless parades and simulated sex acts – (edited to addwhich to be fair I’m sure he didn’t know was quite so “risque”, but it’s still totally objectifying his wife). (Video here of both McCain’s “quip” and a typical night’s entertainment in the contest) As I’m sure you’ll all