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Mccain Judgment

Lack of Judgment at Pittsburgh

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

CLINTON, Miss. There he goes again. John McCain's instant acceptance of the highly suspicious story that one of his female campaign workers had been...

McCain & the Missiles of October

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

Many voters are attracted to McCain's quick, "don't look back" decision-making and fancy that he will keep them secure. But would he? The experience of October 1962 strongly suggests otherwise.

Seth Colter Walls

Pelosi Hammers Palin, Compares Her To Bush | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Nancy Pelosi offered her most sharply-worded assessment yet of Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin on Tuesday, comparing the Alaska gover...

Speaking Of Judgment

Bill Marovitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Marovitz

The idea that a woman of such limited experience should suddenly emerge on the national stage and be a heartbeat away from the presidency without a thorough vetting process is very scary.

Everything You Need to Understand Palin: B.O.A.

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

The political world is still reeling from Sen. John McCain's Hail Mary pick of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, who announced on Monday that her daughter is p...

No Dice to a President Who Loves to Roll Dice

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

This morning McCain confirmed the problem to which Obama alluded. His choice of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as his running mate is precisely the impulsive, risky sort of gamble that is a McCain trademark.

Sam Stein

In An Iraq-Related Hole, McCain Keeps On Digging | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In politics, as in life, when one is in a hole, he or she should stop digging. This advice was not heeded by John McCain's campaign today. Both the Se...