The [Wednesday] Papers
"Like many who do not plan to vote for either major party ticket, I have a preference as to which I'd rather see win (or, more accurately, which I want to lose more). I'm not oblivious to the differences between the two, or to the fact that the candidate I plan to vote for will not win. But perversely, because our system is biased against alternative candidates, I have the luxury of being able to vote for one," writes Peter Orvetti at The Independent Political Report.
"To be more blunt, if you live in Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Nebraska, New York, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, or Wyoming, you can vote for whoever the heck you want to - each is leaning so heavily to either McCain or Obama that you are free to vote your conscience."
I pretty much subscribe to this view.
(h/t: Capitol Fax Blog for the link)
"He said lawyers from the Sun-Times threatened to sue if he joined the company, claiming a jump to the competing news outlet would violate a non-compete agreement."
As pointed out to me by a faithful reader this morning, you'd think the Sun-Times would be thrilled to have Mariotti join the Tribune given that they spilled so much ink describing what a cancerous buffoon and lousy journalist he was after he jumped ship.
Plus, chicken bones.
"The structure was one of a group of sixteen bank buildings proposed for landmarking last year. It is the only modernist design among the group, and the fact that only now is a public hearing being held would indicate that the designation is meeting resistance."
Only In Crook County
Not to worry, Luke - it's the first thing you appear.
Does NBC have an inspector general?
"Yet presidential historians and political scientists interviewed by Politico scoffed at the notion, suggesting McCain's approach is no harsher than those used in previous modern campaigns and certainly not by comparison to many historic campaigns."
"'People are missing the boat here,' Clinton said on ABC's Good Morning America. 'I don't think that it's inconsistent for a lot people to say, Well hey, that's exciting, what an exciting pick, and still say, But that's not the ticket for me and my family.'"
Man With Red Tube
The Beachwood Tip Line: Definitely.
Posted on September 17, 2008
© 2006 - 2017, The Beachwood Media Company