Were we expecting a first round knock-out?

Welcome to the first real presidential debate. Forget the gaggle of G.O.P. presidential primary debates. They were good for laughs, with Texas Gov. Rick Perry having problems counting to three, and “Pro-Life” ex-Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.)’s unease of the missus’ “Pre-you” six-year shack-up with an abortion provider Ob-Gyn. (The same doc, incidentally, who long ago brought wee Karen Santorum into the world.)… [Read more]

Let’s Hope the Debates Will Make Things Worse for Mitt

Perhaps it’s foul to put it quite that bluntly but, as is the case for many of us, election day can’t arrive soon enough. The campaign season seems endless; misleading ads, voter suppression efforts and full-throated lies may be what is expected but that doesn’t make it easier to endure. After all, while the follies go on there’s still a nation to run — and the more time we spend watching an extremely lackluster candidate who is supposed to represent the best that the ‘loyal opposition’ has to offer, it’s now just a matter of time and how disgusted the voting public can become.… [Read more]