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Leslie Savan

Entries by Leslie Savan

Could Edwards Beat McCain? The Polls Won't Tell Us

(65) Comments | Posted January 26, 2008 | 10:26 AM

Yesterday's Zogby poll has Edwards within Iowa-like striking distance of Hillary for second place in today's South Carolina primary. "The real movement here is by John Edwards, who is the only one who continues to gain ground in our three-day tracking poll," writes John Zogby, attributing most of the...

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Slam Dunk

(13) Comments | Posted May 4, 2007 | 11:44 AM

It doesn't matter whether George Tenet's Oval Office slam dunk meant that we'd definitely find WMD or, as he insists, that he could definitely make a stronger case that we'd find WMD than the booor-ing presentation his deputy had just made. "Don't worry, it's a slam dunk!" meant both, and...

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A Snowball's Chance in Hummer

(26) Comments | Posted March 22, 2007 | 3:08 PM

In their coyly comedic way, ads for Hummer's H3 have often tried to present the vehicle as a hybrid, if you will, of life's great opposing forces: male/female, war/peace, even rightwing/leftwing. Last year, for instance, a nice, tofu-buying guy at the grocery checkout is so humiliated at the sight of...

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