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Entries by John McQuaid from 01/2008

Goodbye GWOT, Hello ... Huckabee?

| Posted 01.03.2008 | Politics

With the rise of Huckabee and the decline of Rudy show, the war on terror has lost its salience as a campaign issue, even among those who are supposed to be most focused on it.

The Wire's Faulty Diagnosis

| Posted 01.14.2008 | Media

In contrast to The Wire's amazingly cool, disciplined eye for every other aspect of urban society, this plotline has so far been the worst possible thing for a drama, both preachy and sentimental.

New Takes on the Post-Katrina Struggle

| Posted 01.15.2008 | Media

There's room for more enterprising takes on the Katrina story -- the pre-and post-Katrina problems and struggles have so many more facets than you'll ever see on CNN.