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Replay, Repeat, Redux: When a Debate is not a Debate

Every single point made by Barack Obama and John McCain I have heard before. Every single policy position. Every little cutesy critique. Every practiced rejoinder. It’s all canned and I’ve heard it all before. This is what happens when you have a “debate” in which

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Obama-McCain Debate Bingo Cards for October 7 2008

Tonight the second Presidential Debate between Barack Obama and John McCain will be aired on TV at 9 PM on just about all the network news stations, all the cable news stations and C-Span, which entertainingly broadcasts the pre-debate chastisement by the moderator. It was

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Pulling A Palin Again: Why Won't She Answer the Questions?

Sarah Palin was asked a question about foreign policy, specifically regarding Pakistan. She wouldn’t answer the question. Again and again, Sarah Palin simply won’t answer the questions she’s being asked. Palin just isn’t answering the questions. That’s not competent. Sarah Palin just doesn’t look competent.

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?