I did a "Think Again" column about the Supreme Court decision oncampaign spending called "Court Disposes, Media Yawn" and that’s here.
And here’s my Nation column on Game Change.
And here’s Charles.
CHARLES PIERCENEWTON, MA.
Hey Doc —
"Here by the sea and sand/Nothing ever goes as planned."
Weekly WWOZ Pick To Click: "Is You Ever Seen A One-Eyed Woman Cry?"(Earl King) — One team represents the city. The other team’squarterbackgrew up there, and his father was the home team’s only real legend foranawfully long time. This year’s Big-ass Football Game is proof positivethatJesus loves New Orleans almost as much as I do. Almost.
Part The First:
I don’t know if y’all missed it, but here’s the instant take on theSOTU.
And, in other news from the home front, here’s something I wrote a whileback describing the futility of the campaign being waged bySenator-electMcDreamy. Pretty funny, I think, and it’s hard tobelieve people don’t come to me for investment advice.
Part The Second:
There’s never a tumbrel around when you needone.
Part The Third:
My pal Neiwert arranges for a public
Part The Penultimate:
It is important to remember that the White House spent almost an entireyear trying to win over this
Part The Ultimate:
By any reasonable standard, the president of theUnited States walked into a banquet room filled with the elected eliteofthe opposition political party and, frankly, made all of them look likesecond-rate callers to a micro-rated afternoon-drive radio talk show.Thesepeople simply…had…nothing. Slogans. Doctrines detached fromevidence.Rhetoric unmoored from reality. A nine-page binder with wide margins, asthough an entire political party was trying to fool a seventh-gradehistoryprofessor. To call this gathering an intellectual desert was to insultsand. There is an argument to be made — and both