McCain's Campaign Adviser Declares War On Media, New York Times

John McCain's senior campaign adviser, Steve Schmidt (seen here with the cardboard cutout the GOP plans to use to fill McCain's position after his death or descent into full dementia) has decided that it's not enough to campaign against Barack Obama, he's got to campaign against The Media to win the election. Luckily … » 9/23/08 10:00am 9/23/08 10:00am

One Of John McCain's Birds Of Prey Falls Prey To Hopeless Dreams

John McCain would like people to stop talking about how his campaign is staffed with loads of lobbyists, so he's back to bashing lobbyists, calling them predatory (does that make lawmakers rodents?) and promising that no one will ever works for him will ever lobby again! Probably. Right after his staffers get around… » 8/21/08 10:00am 8/21/08 10:00am

So Many Abba-McCain Parodies, So Little Time

This morning, I admitted to a knowledge and appreciation of Abba that has for many years pained me to admit, in the context of this rather absurdist blog post by McCainiac Michael Goldfarb intended to entice Hillary supporters to the dark side through their shared admiration of Abba. Little did I know my Abba… » 6/10/08 5:40pm 6/10/08 5:40pm

Would You Listen To Abba With This Guy?

Oh, John. Back in 2000, you were a Maverick, almost Tom Cruise-like, with your rakish smile and your willingness to buck the system that we all hated so much. You charmed us, led us to believe that you were different than all those other pilots in all those other bars who would try and fail to sing to our souls, or at… » 6/10/08 10:00am 6/10/08 10:00am