Since Bob wasn’t invited to the town hall debate on Tuesday evening, he decided to get his two cents in via Youtube.
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This may be my favorite Obama cabinet pick, next to his decision to keep Robert Gates as Secretary of Defense. I remember hearing about Shinseki’s purging for years. It was a clear example of the Bush Administration’s hostility to diversity of viewpoints.
There already appears to be a clear repudiation by Obama of the defense policies of the early Bush years. Hopefully Rumsfeld’s stains can be completely removed.
Colin Powell’s comments, which were made in 2007, were brought to light recently by a member of the Monty Python comedy group during Keith Olbermann’s Countdown show. Thanks to Dan Carlin for bringing the story to light during the “FOX Hunting” episode of of his podcast Common Sense with Dan Carlin.
Damon Weaver reminds me so much of myself. I would collect newspapers and magazines and write little newspapers of my own when I was his age. I hope he goes on to forge a career in journalism.
Shepherd Smith mocks Glenn Beck’s cult of personality.
Is there some similarity here for Barack Obama? While it seems unlikely that Obama would lose (Even a recent Fox News poll shows him leading in Ohio), there’s still a chance that various factors like prejudice, skepticism over a very liberal Democrat or a feeling among voters that they know John McCain more than Obama could lead to a McCain victory. In that case, what would he do after investing two years in campaigning, only to lose the national election?