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Political Pandering

Presenting the Quantum Pander

Eugene Linden | Posted 06.08.2015 | Politics
Eugene Linden

Flip-flopping, hardly more noble, usually represents a politician's craven recognition that a pander isn't working. Quantum pandering is not about the times changing, but rather the need to appease two irreconcilable points of view at the same time.

The Art of Political Pandering

Rich Rubino | Posted 02.09.2014 | Politics
Rich Rubino

While voters may say they want our presidential candidates to say what they think, if the candidates do not offer opinions palatable to voters, the electorate is unlikely to reward them come election day.

McSame's McVeep: A Token of His Esteem...

Linda Hansen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Linda Hansen

This time McCain's tin ear for -- and lack of commitment to -- the true worth of women invades the public sphere. He refused to choose a qualified Republican woman and, in doing so, his contempt for women is showing like an oversized slip beneath a mini-skirt.

Drill Here, Drill Now, Get Nothing but an Opinion poll point or two

Colin Beavan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Colin Beavan

My disappointment comes from the fact that politicians on both sides of the aisle still don't really get that climate change is a planetary time bomb. They still think it's a political football.