In today's world of instant communication and blatant demagoguery, is an effective presidency even possible?
The people of South Carolina seem to be tired of hearing about this kind of thing. They might well consider adultery too juvenile to be a political issue.
Note to BP: Get rid of those ads, and probably the CEO. Both are looking so ludicrous they've become laughingstocks. The money can be put to much better use than smarmy PR.
Citizens in South Carolina are disenfranchised by the unrelentingly dirty politics that seem to be as much a part of the state's fabric as textile plants.
The first order of business will be deciding what to call that 20 billion dollar BP compensation fund. How about "A Start". As in, 20 billion doesn'...
Talking points need to be penetrated and disrupted. They are a mirage, creating an impression there's a "there-there," when it's just an illusion.
It won't be hard to spot Gen. McChrystal on the way to his White House grovel. He'll be the guy in the perfectly pressed uniform with the red face above all those stars on his shoulder.
What would be nice would be reports of progress with Afghanistan. Perhaps the President needs to continue to send out the clowns. This is not a comedy. It's a tragedy.
"Full disclosure: Geraldo Rivera and I are friends of long standing." At least we have been until now, because I want to take issue with his Fox News appearance where he strongly criticized Michael Hastings.
Robert Byrd would probably be proud that his death came on a day when the United States Senate was once again playing one of its most primal roles.