Democrats want Obama to put the smack down

When McCain-Palin moved ahead in the polls, Obama's supporters began to worry. McCain's lead is not sizable and not even uniform in all polls, but the perception that "we're gonna frickin' lose this thing," as one columnist at the Huffington Post recently wrote, is driving some panic. Ariana Huffington wants Obama to get all huffy and put the smack down.Various Dems have offered support, including President Bill Clinton. I am also hearing that the word is ignore Palin and attack McCain, … [Read more...]

Anne Rice converts to Catholicism, endorses Hillary Clinton

This post is another in the series of interviews with my colleague Paul Kengor regarding social issues and the 2008 election. This one veers off this track a bit in that we discuss the recent conversion of author Anne Rice to Catholicism as well as the endorsement of Hillary Clinton by Ms. Rice. However, the interview reflects different views about how Christians of various stripes will handle the values issues in the coming election.THROCKMORTON: What's your take on the endorsement of … [Read more...]


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