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Entries by David Horton from 10/2008

Geology. Palinology.

| Posted 10.02.2008 | Politics

Sarah Palin continues to behave like one of those old computer programs which simulated the appearance of being intelligent by partly repeating the qu...

The Murdochurian Candidate

| Posted 10.09.2008 | Politics

The deluge of articles about Palin continues as unchecked as a snow melt creek in Spring. We know already it seems, far more than we ever wanted to kn...

Toasting Tom Bradley

| Posted 10.23.2008 | Politics

How many times have you heard, when a politician is confronted with an unfavorable opinion poll, "the only poll that counts is the one on November 4" ...

An American Orange Revolution

| Posted 10.26.2008 | Politics

How can it be that America, with its claim to be the first modern democracy, retains a system of managing elections that would be thought unduly cynical even in the worst of third world dictatorships?