Archive for October 19th, 2008
Al Jazeera (yes, Al Jazeera) has taken the time to interview some of the Ohio voters who are driven by bigotry and ignorance. No doubt there are many others. Now it’s time for the mainstream corporate media to do the same, to shame these people into silence. Sunshine is a great disinfectant.
Today’s news is that Colin Powell has endorsed Barack Obama. Rather than being an unusual event, Powell’s endorsement of Obama is simply the continuation of a trend: Conservatives endorsing Barack Obama. George Will wrote; “Under the pressure of the financial crisis, one presidential candidate is behaving like a flustered rookie playing in a league too [...]