Aside from dim Bush-style clichés ("the fundamentals of our economy are strong") and vaguely populist scapegoating (“Wall Street is the villain”), exactly what does John McCain have to offer Americans frightened by the current financial bloodbath and the certainty of recession?
Suddenly he and Sarah Palin are promising to expand their crusade for “reform” Read More
Their gaudy fund-raising numbers for the first three months of 2007 elevated Barack Obama and Mitt Romney to co-equal status with their respective parties’ more established Presidential front-runners.
There is reason to believe that Mr. Obama’s exalted standing could be of the lasting variety, since his financial support indicates an enviable mix of grass-roots fervor Read More
After a disappointing first-quarter result, John McCain’s fund-raising operation is getting an overhaul.
According to an official with the McCain campaign, there will now be a concerted effort to get more out of the many former Bush rangers and pioneers that the campaign has assembled.
“We’ll have a more established bundling program,” said the official, Read More
The myth of the moment is a recycled Naderite cliché, clung to by Republicans as they are inundated by the corporate crime wave. The G.O.P. may seem compromised by its twinship with Big Business, they whisper, but the Democratic Party is no better. It’s the kind of argument that also appeals to media commentators who Read More