I’m by no means an expert on either Sarah Palin or American presidential elections, but McCain’s VP pick seems downright ridiculous to me. Apart from the fact that she’s obviously unprepared to be president in the event of McCain being incapacitated, it takes away the Republicans’ main line of attack on Obama, which is the [...]
“This could be love…” “…LOVE FOR FIIIIIIIIRE!” I’d really like to write a review of this show that extends a little beyond “Best Gig Ever!”, but I’m finding it very difficult to come up with anything better. Along with Nine Inch Nails, Alkaline Trio are my favourite band, and I’d never seen them live before, [...]
I’m delighted with Obama picking Biden as his running mate. Even though he was never really given a fair shake in the Democratic primary, Biden was one of the most assured of all the candidates in the debates, and certainly the wittiest. Until he became a VP candidate I had thought him a likely Secretary [...]
John McCain, staunch supporter of the US invasion of Iraq in 2003, speaking out against Russia’s invasion of Georgia.
The drama is all over, I’ve accepted the Medicine offer, and I start on September 1st. I’m fairly certain that this is the right choice. Around 80% certain. So anyway, now that I’ve sorted out what I’m going to do for the rest of my life, I can return to blogging more regularly. Or maybe [...]
Jon Stewart highlights how McCain is getting a pass from the media on a whole host of issues, even while his own side keeps complaining that the press is infatuated with Obama.
I got the place. I was told I’d know if I really wanted to do it when this moment came, but I don’t feel very much of anything. Not even a sense of relief. So I don’t know what to do. Goddamnit…
One of the Atlantic blogging team explains why she blogs about her vegan diet from time to time, and how being a vegan or a vegetarian does not automatically mean that you hate meat-eaters: Is it possible to be a vegan without judging other people? It had better be, because I just don’t have time [...]