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Thursday, October 23, 2008

News Nuggets 45


I will be out of town for the weekend and probably won't be updating this space until next Wednesday.  Sorry!

The Making (and Remaking) of McCain from the New York Times**

Al Qaeda Endorses McCain from the Nation




Rebranding the US with Obama (Nicholas Kristof) from the New York Times

The 'Real' America, Really (Rosa Brooks) from the Los Angeles Times

Why Obama is Winning (Joe Klein) from Time Magazine

Democratic Wave Continues to Build from Larry Sabato's Center for Politics

The More Obama is Tested the More he Shows HIs Mettle (Timothy Garton Ash) from the Guardian of London


Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Friday, October 17, 2008

News Nuggets 42


AUDIO NUGGET: Terry Gross interviews Ryan Lizza, reporter for the New Yorker, who has an in-depth piece on how Obama selected Joe Biden as VP.

VIDEO NUGGET: Obama's Greatest Family Moments (Slideshow)

A Grim Forecast (Howard Fineman) from Newsweek

A Liberal Supermajority from the Wall Street Journal

The Conservative Purge has Begun from the Huffington Post



McCain and the Raging Right (E.J. Dionne) from the Washington Post


A Rising Star Adopts a Low-Key Strategy from the New York Times**



Obama's Moment from Rolling Stone Magazine

Palin's Failin' (Peggy Noonan) from the Wall Street Journal

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

News Nuggets 40


This is a picture from the LA Times showing the raging fires outside Los Angeles.  Pretty dramatic stuff!


** = Must-reads for the day


Endorsing Obama from MyDD


For Republicans, A Grim November Beckons from National Journal


Pittsburgh Paper Endorses Obama from the Pittsburgh Post Gazette


The Man Behind the Whispers About Obama from the New York Times


Obama Dominating Among Early Voters in Five Swing States from Fivethirtyeight.com


To Public, Obama Looking Like a President from RealClearPolitics


Working for the Working-Class Vote from the New York Times Sunday Magazine


Voting for Obama Anyway from Politico**


Dick Morris's "Democrat's Dream" Projection for Election Day [my title] from Newsmax**


GOP Ditches Recruits to Save Incumbents from Politico**


Poll: Obama Opens 14-Point Lead on McCain from CBS News [The follow-up question results are amazing here]**

Monday, October 13, 2008

News Nuggets 39



This is a Search Rat -- one trained to smell for land mines and, with any luck, not getting blown up in the process.

Beep, Beep: Road Runner Lets McCain Blow Up from the Times of London

The World Vote from the Washington Post


Barack's Cool Pop from New York Magazine

Biden's Brief from the New Yorker

Fact-checking the Ayers Allegations from the Congressional Quarterly



Obama Rides a Wave of Bad Economic News from the Los Angeles Times

Sunday, October 12, 2008

News Nuggets 38


It has been FAR AND AWAY the most news-nugget heavy day since I started this blog.  I hope people don't feel overwhelmed.

VIDO NUGGET: A Homemade Sarah Palin Satire from YouTube

AUDIO NUGGET: Obama May Not Experience the Bradley Effect in November from the Rachel Maddow Show


Barack Obama for President from the St Louis Post Dispatch



A Conservative for Obama from D Magazine


The Terrorist Barack Husseain Obama from the New York Times



Polls Give Obama Clear Lead in PA from the Philadelphia Inquirer

Obama Camp Keeps Eye on the Ball from the Los Angeles Times


The Philadelphia Story from the New Republic

The Return of Rove from Rolling Stone Magazine

Crossing Over from the Wall Street Journal


Pollsters Debate 'Bradley Effect" from the Washington Post

The Class War Before Palin from the New York Times

Wednesday, October 8, 2008

News Nuggets 36


This table says a lot about where Obama's campaign is pushing the battle and where he feels confident.





How McCain Lost his Brand from New York Magazine




The Palin Problem from Newsweek

Could Obama be the New Roosevelt? from the Times of London


Saturday, October 4, 2008

News Nuggets 34


Kamoto dragon's happy day!  He's 8 years old!  And he gets his favorite!! Meat cake with dead mouse frosting.  Yum, yum!

The Omen in My Mail from the Washington Post

Mad Dog Palin from Rolling Stone



Obama Gaining Crucial Ground from the Boston Globe

When Michelle Met Barack from the Washington Post


Edge of the Abyss from the New York Times