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Entries by Chris Weigant from 01/2008

My Picks For Iowa

| Posted 01.02.2008 | Politics

Tomorrow's Iowa caucuses are certainly reaping a bumper crop of blather in the news. Pundits everywhere are weighing in on every aspect of both the D...

Friday Talking Points [Vol. 13 -- All-Election Edition]

| Posted 01.04.2008 | Politics

Special All-Election Edition   Well, it looks like I owe some young folks an apology. To the youth of Iowa: Sorry! I've been predicting for a wh...

My Primary Picks For New Hampshire

| Posted 01.07.2008 | Huffington Post

Welcome to the second of a continuing series of my attempt to emulate a television sports reporter by giving "picks" for the winners in the New Hampsh...

We Got It Wrong. New Hampshire Voters Got It Right.

| Posted 01.09.2008 | Politics

On the morning after the New Hampshire primary, one strong conclusion can be drawn: the media collectively blew it. This should be seen as downright ...

Friday Talking Points [14]

| Posted 01.11.2008 | Politics

Time for another fun round of Democratic talking points for the weekend ahead! After a hiatus for the year-end awards, and then a special "all electi...

Bursting Bush's Bubble, One ACLU Case At A Time

| Posted 01.15.2008 | Politics

Photograph copyright © 2008 Rebecca Wilson President Bush's first short journey as president was an uncomfortable one for him, and it appears he...

Framing MLK And LBJ

| Posted 01.16.2008 | Politics

King's legacy is a third-rail issue -- touch it and you die in Democratic politics. Clinton was seen as somehow "slighting" King, and so she had to pay the price.

Friday Talking Points [15] -- De-Bushification

| Posted 01.18.2008 | Politics

I apologize in advance for the disjointed nature of this week's column. There are a lot of odds and ends to cover, including tomorrow's primary picks...

Bill Clinton, Chief of Staff?

| Posted 01.21.2008 | Politics

To be VP, you have to be legally able to serve as President if need be. Since Bill Clinton has already served two terms, he is ineligible. There won't be any "Clinton/Clinton 08" bumper stickers this year.

Is Karl Rove Working For The Clinton Campaign?

| Posted 01.23.2008 | Politics

Either Karl Rove has joined the Clinton campaign as their advisor, or somebody over there has learned a lot from his standard campaign playbook. Beca...

Friday Talking Points [16] -- The State Of The Blog

| Posted 01.25.2008 | Politics

Netizens, fellow bloggers, Speaker Pelosi, Majority Leader Reid, Members of Congress, Supreme Court Justices, and all Americans... I am proud to stand...

My Primary Picks For Florida

| Posted 01.28.2008 | Politics

Ever onwards, into the fray, we return to the latest in a series of primary "picks" columns, this time heading down to Florida to examine the Republic...

The Epic 2008 Election (So Far)

| Posted 01.30.2008 | Politics

Out of the frozen tundra of Iowa, out of the snowy mountains of Vermont, out of the brightly-lit casinos in the Nevada desert, out of the churches of ...