American Debate Archive: May, 2008

Exploding the "liberal media" myth

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Scott McClellan, whose searing indictment of the failed Bush presidency is already the top bestselling book on Amazon, has also performed... Read more

Obama and the risk of being Gored

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Barack Obama might be well advised to curb his occasional impulse for telling tall tales, lest the Republicans seize the opportunity to paint... Read more

"This is not the Scott we knew"

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By the time the Bush White House finishes with Scott McClellan, the former press secretary - and author of a new book that harshly disses... Read more

Fetishizing the uniform

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In yet another manifestation of the "maverick's" fealty to a failed president, John McCain is stuck trying to explain why he and... Read more

The tasteless and the meaningless

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The stench from the smoking wreckage of the Hillary Clinton candidacy continues to sting our nostrils. It's clear, from the full context... Read more

On the road

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Due to travel requirements, the holiday is starting early around here. So I'm closed for business today. For now I'll simply stand by what... Read more

Equal time for the willfully ignorant

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In order to temper the giddiness of Obama fans who may assume that victory in November is assured, I wish to discuss the candidate's greatest... Read more

Obama, Clinton, and the rituals of reconciliation

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Ever so slowly, the Democratic rivals are dialing it down. When Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton addressed their respective supporters last... Read more