Monthly Archives: May 2008
Veep stakes. Reihan Salam makes the case for Jim Webb. I am going to try to write long posts next weeks assessing both Webb and Hagel as possible vice presidential running mates for Obama. Hagel would be an interesting choice … Continue reading
The Red Sox are the Yankees 2.0; and moreover, there was more than just David Ortiz’ jersey buried somewhere in the new stadium…
The Red Sox are what the Yankees used to be. Damn: their box score tonight. The depth of the team compared to past seasons is amazing, too. Of course, they were sweept by the low-budget, low-brow, wrong coast Oakland Athletics. … Continue reading
My friend Greg Mitchell on the epidemic of suicides by Gulf War veterans.
Sydney Pollack dead at 73. Besides having been one of the greatest directors of his time, he put out some acting performances not long before his deah. His role in Michael Clayton. But also his playing a prison oncologist in … Continue reading
Andy Stern as Obama’s running mate? Who is floating that? David Brooks. No kidding.
In the reddest of red states, is it possible that a Democrat will win? Two interesting things about this Mississippi race: One, Wicker, the Republican is, technically an incumbent. The power of incumbency even for a short period of time … Continue reading