What Kind of Red are We Talking About?

Incoherence – Swampland – TIME: “John McCain had a fabulously loony weekend, flipping out charges and attacks like a mud tornado. The truly remarkable thing about McCain’s attacks, especially on Obama’s economic policies, is that McCain, in each case, is ‘guilty’ of supporting some version of the policies he’s attacking” (Via Swampland – TIME.) In …

YouTube – John ‘Deer in Headlights’ McCain Stunned – Here’s Your Fine, Joe The Plumber : $0

YouTube – John ‘Deer in Headlights’ McCain Stunned – Here’s Your Fine, Joe The Plumber : $0: ““ (Via YouTube.)

PolitiFact | Not a radical group, and Ayers didn’t run it

PolitiFact | Not a radical group, and Ayers didn’t run it: “This attack is false, but it’s more than that – it’s malicious. It unfairly tars not just Obama, but all the other prominent, well-respected Chicagoans who also volunteered their time to the foundation. They came from all walks of life and all political backgrounds, …

Dealing with the Devil

YouTube – McCain Booed For Calling Obama A “Decent Man”: (Via YouTube.) After about a week of letting Palin make outrageous attacks against Obama and getting into the game himself, it looks like chickens coming home to roost for John McCain. You can’t make a deal with the devil and get off scott free. His …

Anger consumes John McCain support as poll gap widens – Times Online

Anger consumes John McCain support as poll gap widens – Times Online: “Events this week have been marked by ugly outbursts from crowds. In Clearwater, Florida, shouts of ‘kill him!’ could be heard amid a chorus of boos when Mrs Palin attacked the Democratic nominee over his links with 1960s radical, Bill Ayers. Journalists were …

What’s the Difference?

So Palin can speak in complete sentences. She still knows nothing about foreign policy. – By Fred Kaplan – Slate Magazine: “More to the point, he noted that McCain has never explained how his policies would differ from Bush’s on Iran, Lebanon, Pakistan, or Iraq. In other words, even if Palin is right that 2009 …

John McCain was a Maverick

Video – Breaking News Videos from CNN.com: Embedded video from CNN Video (Via CNN Video.) McCain on the maverick party: “You don’t have to go home, but you have to get the heeeeellllll outta here!”

Competing Tax Plans: Two Perspectives – Freakonomics – Opinion – New York Times Blog

Competing Tax Plans: Two Perspectives – Freakonomics – Opinion – New York Times Blog: (Via Freakonomics – Opinion – New York Times Blog.) I love freakonomics. Looking at the complete set of graphs breaks down each candidates’ tax plans. It clearly lays out the candidates’ priorities.

McCain’s Intentional Grounding

McCain Suspends Campaign | Views | TheRoot.com: “In the after-swirl of John McCain’s campaign-suspension gambit Wednesday, one analyst offered this assessment: ‘It’s the longest Hail Mary pass in the history of either football or Marys.’ Okay, it was just a Facebook status update from a declared liberal in Pennsylvania, but in a very real way …