McCain has a short-term memory AND he's a hypocrite and racist (he funded Rashidi Khalidi–but that's not the bad part, that's the good part)

I am not at all disturbed by Barack Obama’s alleged relationship with Rashidi Khalidi, nor am I disturbed by Khalidi himself, and I say this as a supporter of Israel, as a Jew, and as an American. I am, however, terribly disturbed by the McCain campaign’s systematic assault on this man who not only has … More McCain has a short-term memory AND he's a hypocrite and racist (he funded Rashidi Khalidi–but that's not the bad part, that's the good part)

McCain has a short-term memory AND he’s a hypocrite and racist (he funded Rashidi Khalidi–but that’s not the bad part, that’s the good part)

I am not at all disturbed by Barack Obama’s alleged relationship with Rashidi Khalidi, nor am I disturbed by Khalidi himself, and I say this as a supporter of Israel, as a Jew, and as an American. I am, however, terribly disturbed by the McCain campaign’s systematic assault on this man who not only has … More McCain has a short-term memory AND he’s a hypocrite and racist (he funded Rashidi Khalidi–but that’s not the bad part, that’s the good part)

Robocalls versus The State Of The Union Address (I didn't see it as an infomercial)

While McCain is blowing his wad on unwanted, anonymous and ominous calls to people–even in Arizona–spreading the fear, hate, anger and lies that we’ve grown accustomed to, Obama has the sense to address the Nation, and the world. He made it clear what he understood are the problems we face and he articulated ideas and … More Robocalls versus The State Of The Union Address (I didn't see it as an infomercial)

Robocalls versus The State Of The Union Address (I didn’t see it as an infomercial)

While McCain is blowing his wad on unwanted, anonymous and ominous calls to people–even in Arizona–spreading the fear, hate, anger and lies that we’ve grown accustomed to, Obama has the sense to address the Nation, and the world. He made it clear what he understood are the problems we face and he articulated ideas and … More Robocalls versus The State Of The Union Address (I didn’t see it as an infomercial)

Being President of the United States of America is Risky Business

Jared Bernstein points out that the next President will be “Risk Manager-In-Chief”: “Obama will be good at this. He has a balanced, evidenced-based approach to risk assessment. To the consternation of many in the base, he is not particularly ideological. He’s also naturally cautious, deliberative, if not plodding. In fact, these very qualities were often … More Being President of the United States of America is Risky Business