guilt by association

…And Starring Barrack Obama as Muhammad Ali

Article: …And Starring Barrack Obama as Muhammad Ali

It was 34 years ago today that Muhammad Ali met World Heavyweight Champion George Foreman in the classic “Rumble in the Jungle.” In the suffocating Zaire heat, Ali had a plan for his bigger, harder-punching opponent – get hit. Repeatedly. While not generally considered a sound strategy in boxing, Ali lay against the ropes, covered…

A Question of Character

Article: A Question of Character

A-List conservative wingnut columnist Charles Krauthammer in today’s Washington Post [www.washingtonpost.com]: “Convicted felon Tony Rezko. Unrepentant terrorist Bill Ayers. And the race-baiting Rev. Jeremiah Wright. It is hard to think of any presidential candidate before Barack Obama sporting associations with three more execrable characters. Yet let the McCain campaign raise the issue, and the mainstream…

Going There

Article: Going There

As in, McCain didn’t. After a week of his surrogates, supporters and running mate desperately trying to link Obama to terrorists, domestic and otherwise, accusing him of criticizing the troops and questioning his patriotism and his character, one almost expected the first words out of McCain’s mouth to be “Bill Ayers.” But it wasn’t. In…