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The Debate Last Night: Obama won again

Election Night keeps looking better and better; its stilll going to come down to a massive GOTV effort by Democrats, especially for those down ticket races and ballot questions. The second debate was much like the first debate in that voters felt Obama won.  According to a CBS poll of 516 uncommitted voters showed that…

New York Times on McCain’s Appalling Campaign

My friend Paula alerted me to this NY Times editorial in today’s paper which I wasn’t able to get to this morning.  It is pretty harsh against John McCain. From the editorial: Ninety minutes of forced cordiality did not erase the dismal ugliness of his campaign in recent weeks, nor did it leave us with…

Post Debate Moose Dressing

Join the Drinking Liberally gang at Memphis in Santa Ana (201 N. Broadway) at 8:30 tonight for our regular weekly gathering. This week, in addition to discussion of why it took so long for Tan Nguyen to be indicted we will conduct our post-VP Debate Moose Dressing training. This should be fun!    

The VP Debate

While the Republicans are doing their best to lower expectations of Sarah Palin’s performance in the next debate, we want to point out that — on issues she knows well — she’s a skilled debater. She knows Alaska politics and does a good job in debates on that as this YouTube video shows. [youtube]y1-B-OyQ-KI[/youtube] So…

Thoughts on the Last Debate and the Next One

I read over Matt Cunningham’s analysis at his Guns and Rosaries site, and Matt references some of the missed opportunities by McCain.  I have the same perspective about some of Obama’s missed opportunities (reminding Senator McCain that he voted for the Bears DNA study for example). But Matt seems to take issue with Obama’s comments…