Republicans: Feeding at the Public Trough

In critiquing First Lady Michelle Obama’s convention speech, the arm of the GOP named, facetiously, Fox “News,” was caught a little flat-footed:  She didn’t (overtly, anyway) disparage Romney, didn’t give them anything much to take out of context and run with, and delivered her speech with charm, warmth, grace and skill. So what’s a body on Fox to do when propping up the GOP (and, in particular, its dismal presidential candidate) is one’s reason for living – and the Dems refused to offer them any real fodder?… [Read more]

The DNC is Showing the Way Forward

Day 1 of the Democratic National Convention is complete; by sane accounts, it was a success. The mood was positive and full of excitement; the energy levels were high, and those in attendance didn’t look like they would rather be watching an episode of Honey Boo Boo.

Fired up and ready to go!

And here’s the biggest difference between the Democratic National Convention (DNC) and last week’s Republican National Convention (RNC): Other than the obvious racial, religious and ethnic diversity of the audience, Day 1 was energetic and hopeful — and it focused on the American people, not the speakers who, at the RNC, appeared to be priming themselves for their own presidential bids.… [Read more]