Perhaps you need to be a Glee fan to truly appreciate the pacing, graphics, and narration of this ad for incumbent Pat Quinn (get it, Quinn?) in the Illinois governor’s race. But there’s lots of information for non-Glee-viewers. And, let’s face it, the folks who need motivating to go to the polls to vote Democratic are Glee fans, not Matlock fans.
|By: fairleft Thursday October 21, 2010 2:22 pm|
Monday’s ‘Rachel Maddow Show’ was a good example of the problem of both ‘Republican’ and ‘Democratic’ mainstream political shows: screw serious evidence, we’ve got some bonding to do! As mainly Daily Howler but also me points out.
|By: Michael Kwiatkowski Wednesday October 20, 2010 9:21 am|
A lot of left-wingers are saying we should “Dump Obama”, making comparisons to the “Dump Johnson” movement of 1968. But the left had George McGovern to run against Johnson. Today, we have no one. So here’s some advice to help get this movement up and running.
|By: Anthony Noel Tuesday October 19, 2010 11:29 am|
The Edster keeps up his call Stepford Dems everywhere: Vote Democratic, no matter what.
|By: reg825 Monday October 18, 2010 8:10 am|
Analysis of the Sonia Sotomayor factor in the November 2010 midterm elections.
|By: inoljt Friday October 15, 2010 5:23 pm|
This is the last part of a series of posts analyzing the swing state Virginia, which aims to offer some concluding thoughts. The previous parts can be found starting here.
As a state, Virginia’s population has always been located in three metropolitan areas: the Northern Virginia suburbs south of Washington D.C., Richmond and its suburbs, and the communities surrounding Hampton Roads. Together these three places compose more than half of Virginia’s electorate:
|By: Kevin Gosztola Tuesday October 12, 2010 11:12 am|
Like a BP oil gusher, foreign money is allegedly flowing into the midterm elections. Heavyweight interests with the muscle to influence legislation to suit their agenda, like the Chamber of Commerce, are at the center of this foreign money gusher putting Republicans over the top in many of the elections where Democratic incumbents are now endangered. Another corporate money gusher, unsurprisingly, is coming as a result of Karl Rove’s and the Koch Brothers’ attempts to influence the outcome of the election.
|By: Anthony Noel Tuesday October 12, 2010 4:16 am|
Last of three parts.
|By: Jim Moss Monday October 11, 2010 7:19 pm|
A new CNN poll confirms what we already know. Neither of the major parties is popular with voters. If only we had other viable options…