After going to all the trouble of moving their primary up to February 5th and becoming part of the "Super-duper-Tuesday" insanity, pols out in California are upset that they don't seem to be getting the extra attention they think they deserve - or at least the attention that they thought such a move would bring. read more »
It ain't easy being Hillary. As far as the general public is concerned, she's the single most divisive major political figure in the Democrat party; while the various liberal constituencies that constitute the Democrat's party base worry that she's not liberal enough. Some who consider her too far to the right on the war issue even took to heckling her at a recent speech to the Democrat National Committee.
Poor Hillary. It's not as though she's brought any of these problems on herself. First, there was her clumsy entrance onto the national political stage in 1992 with that famous reference to "not staying home and baking cookies" or "standing by her man like Tammy Wynette" in vague reference to Bubba's past indiscretions. read more »
The 2006 elections are fast approaching, but mid-term elections are rarely as interesting as presidential races, so let's take a look at what's on deck for 2008. For this column, we look at the Democrats.
Newly resurgent radical liberals are reasserting control over the Democrat party and are demanding zero tolerance for Democrats (especially high profile ones) who veer away from their pacifist, anti-war party line.