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Daniel Koffler

Entries by Daniel Koffler

How The Last Clinton Power Play Failed, And What It Means For Obama

(129) Comments | Posted June 5, 2008 | 8:52 PM

On Tuesday night, Hillary Clinton gathered her supporters in a literal concrete bunker several stories beneath the surface of the earth, with walls thick enough to block out all cellular reception and no TV monitors or any other medium of communication with the outside world. There, amid cheers...

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The Latest Anti-Obama Talking Point: Holocaust Denial

(0) Comments | Posted May 30, 2008 | 8:54 PM

Q: What did one Jew say to the other on the train to Buchenwald?

A: "Hey, at least we're not on the train to Auschwitz!"

It's funny because it's true, right? Just ask Rand Simberg, who in a little jape promulgated by University...

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Hillary Clinton and the Popular Vote: Not Wrong, But Meaningless

(284) Comments | Posted May 28, 2008 | 5:58 PM

Quick math quiz: What is the sum of 5 porpoises, 11 fire engines, the Eiffel Tower, 8 molecules of ammonia on the outermost ring of Saturn, and 13 kiwi fruits? In some sense, it's a collection of 38 things, but the collection is one nobody in possession of his or...

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Dear John McCain: Pick Mitt

(4) Comments | Posted May 22, 2008 | 3:13 PM

Dear John McCain,

I just read that you're planning on having talks with a few people, including Mitt Romney, about making them your running mate in November. Now I'm sure all the others are perfectly delightful fellows. But John, believe me when I tell you I know better than...

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How Hillary Clinton Lost The Black Vote Twice

(71) Comments | Posted May 19, 2008 | 3:25 PM

Last week, Hillary Clinton won the West Virginia primary, and nobody noticed or cared, because the week before, Barack Obama won the Democratic nomination outright. Or more accurately, he won the Democratic nomination back in February, but the results in North Carolina and Indiana put an end to the...

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