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Secretary of Explaining Stuff?

While out campaigning this week, Obama made repeated references to the outstanding speech given by Bill Clinton at the Democratic convention. My favorite thing Obama said about Clinton: Somebody e-mailed me after his speech — they said, you need to appoint him secretary of explaining stuff … That was pretty good. I like that … […]

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Whining Crybaby!!

© Jim Morin See also Jon Stewart weighing in on Republican protests against blaming Bush. Not to mention the fact that the top presidential scholars have just rated Bush the absolute worst president of the modern era, and the fifth worst president of all time.

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What The Definition of “is” Is

OMG! Bill Clinton was right, and the times they are a changing. In a survey of 477 university students, only 20% of them consider oral-genital contact (e.g., a blow job) to be “sex”. The percentage of young people who consider sexual activity like oral sex to not be sex has been dropping ever since then-president […]

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Man on a Mission

© Steve Kelley

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Seeking Attention

© Signe Wilkinson

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How Politics Really Works

Or more accurately, why politics doesn’t work. Ben Smith has an audio recording of a voicemail message left in March 2007 by Hillary Clinton for Norman Hsu, who was just convicted on campaign finance fraud charges. The effusive message includes the line “We’re going to win this campaign, Norman, because you singlehandedly are going to […]

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In Your Face(book)

Jon Favreau, Obama’s chief speechwriter during the campaign, has gotten himself into trouble because of some photos that appeared on his Facebook page, showing him at a recent party playing with a life-sized cardboard cutout of Hillary Clinton (he’s the guy on the left in the photo, feeling up the statue). Another photo showed him dancing […]

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Job Creation

© Mike Keefe

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Amy Poelher as the new Secretary of State

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Sniping

© Ken Catalino

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Irony, thy name is Rothschild

Lady Lynn Forester de Rothschild, a top fundraiser for Hillary Clinton and a member of the Democratic Party’s Platform Committee, announced today that she was throwing her support behind Republican John McCain. Lady de Rothschild has been a long time and devoted supporter of Clinton (saying about Hillary’s run for the presidency “I’ve been waiting […]

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Tina Fey as Sarah Palin on SNL

UPDATE: Carly Fiorina, a top advisor to McCain, said that this skit was sexist because it portrayed the Alaska governor as lacking in substance, compared to Hillary Clinton. Huh? Is Fiorina saying that Hillary Clinton is not a woman?

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Suggested apologies for Obama

McCain is demanding that Obama apologize. Ok, why not?  Here are some apology cards for Obama to send to McCain: From 23/6

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The elephant in the room

© Tom Toles

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Bill Clinton’s next book deal

© RJ Matson

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