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Entries by Bob Ostertag from 10/2008

Obama and Afghanistan: Danger Danger Danger

| Posted 10.05.2008 | Politics

The situation in Pakistan and Afghanistan is rapidly unraveling, and presidential campaigns can't evolve policy at the same rate as an administration without seeming to "flip-flop."

News Flash: Palin Reads a Newspaper, Now Qualified for VP

| Posted 10.05.2008 | Media

Even with this sudden move to the political center, Palin sought to reassure her supporters on the right by completely misunderstanding the Times article she was referring to.

McCain, Palin: Demonizing the Poor

| Posted 10.10.2008 | Politics

Who is at fault? The poor, of course! They forced those nice bankers to write all those mortgages at usurious rates! Probably forced them into those golden parachutes as well. Bolsheviks all!

McCain/Palin's Militia Politics

| Posted 10.18.2008 | Politics

What is truly dangerous is how the garbage spewed out by the McCain/Palin campaign is such ideal fodder for the paranoia that was the meat-and-potatoes of the militia movement.

Colin Powell, Barack Obama, Specialist Khan, and You

| Posted 10.20.2008 | Politics

The fact that Powell referenced a photograph to underscore his point, has spurred a discussion in the blogoshpere that is moving and profound.