Dan Chmielewski

No Cone of Silence for McCain

The New York Times reported that Senator John McCain was in his limo on the way to Saddleback as Senator Barack Obama was being interviewed.  A McCain spokesman said McCain did not hearthe answers and did not cheat. So Pastor Warren, in saying Senator McCain was in a cone of silence, was unaware that he…

Pro-Marriage Ad Offends the Pro-Prop 8 Crowd

[youtube]-IxLwgbbEKc[/youtube] The Pro-Prop 8 crowd isn’t happy with the ad above.  This LA Times story has details. What makes it interesting is we have a bride and a groom.  How this is a pro-gay marriage ad strikes me as a reach.  It is a pro-marriage spot aimed at letting viewers ponder the question. “what if…

Be Chuck DeVore’s Mouthpiece (with an update)

State Rep. Chuck DeVore is seeking a new press secretary.  Why? I have no idea because the man is his own best press secretary. Here’s the job description: The Press Secretary will be responsible for managing the day-to-day media outreach needs of the Assemblyman and for providing multimedia support to the Web operations. This is…

Pastor Warren: No Gotcha Questions for Candidates

This item came up on CNN.  It’ll be interesting to see McCain answer any question dealing with faith.  He doesn’t wear his religious beliefs on his sleeve which is why he isn’t so embraced by the religious right as Bush was.  This will be Obama’s second trip to Saddleback in as many years; does it…

New Book Swiftboats Obama; No 1 in NYTimes Bestseller List

Jerome Corsi, the author of 2004’s “Unfit for Command” that placed the phrase “swiftboarting” into political lexicon, has penned a new attack book aimed at Senator Barack Obama.  The book, “Obamanation: Leftist Politics and the Cult of Personality” is number 1 on the New York Times bestseller list and contains all of the fact-based in-depth…