Category Archives: Politics: US: 2008 Elections

The Optimist

Cool story in the WaPost today about a man who rode an elevator with Candidate Obama in 2008 and gave him something: Earl Smith is the man behind a military patch that President Obama prizes.

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I Think Maybe He Didn’t Like the Book

Leon H. Wolf unloads on Meghan McCain's Dirty, Sexy Politics.

Is this the most negative book review ever? Must be close.

(via…Tom Smith)

Incidentally, I heard Ms. McCain play “not my job” on Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me — and she sounded, well, dumb. It just underlined how much the guys from ZZ Top, a week or two earlier, seemed grounded and cool.

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Coleman Conceeds

“Breaking News 4:05 PM ET: Norm Coleman Concedes to Al Franken in Senate Race” — NYT.

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Inauguration WebCam

If you haven’t finished your grading yet (nya-nya), you can while away the hours with this webcam that the Washington Post has pointed at the site of the inauguration.

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Countdown to the Restoration

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Countdown to the Restoration

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Countdown to the Restoration

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