Onetime Presidential candidate Wesley Clark, the former NATO Commander, has a new TV gig–ushering demi-celebrities like notional pop singer Nick Lachey and Alaskan husband Todd Palin through intensive military training on the reality show Stars Earn Stripes. And despite the protests from Nobel Peace laureates against the gamification of war, Gen. Clark is unconcerned.
In an election year when the Republican Party and the president are unpopular, and Washington itself has become shorthand for things gone wrong, Representative Randy Kuhl of Rochester is falling back on his state legislature experience, and casting himself a folksy local.
"It's all been about local issues," said Kuhl campaign manager Justine Read More
DENVER—"There’s my girl!" Chevy Chase bellowed as Madeline Albright walked into the backroom of the Vanity Fair-Google party on Thursday, August 28. The towering comedian, who was clad in a blazer, T-shirt and jeans, bent down to embrace his old friend. They discussed plans to get together—Mr. Chase promising an e-mail from "his people"—mugged for Read More
It may ultimately be a good thing for Barack Obama that Wesley Clark stepped into such a mess when he discussed John McCain’s military service this week.
The background of the Clark flap is by now familiar: On CBS’ Face the Nation on Sunday, the retired general said that “I don’t think riding in a Read More
Despite all the feigned outrage fanned by the mainstream media and the right-wing noisemakers, Wesley Clark—retired four-star general, former Supreme Commander of NATO, wounded and highly decorated veteran of ground combat in Vietnam, and a military man to his core—assuredly did not denigrate the war record of John McCain when he talked about the Republican Read More
According to the conventional wisdom that governs the career calculations of most ambitious politicians, there are two ways to get ahead in elected politics.
The simplest way is to run for the office you covet when it comes open and to win it—or, failing that, to wage a noble-but-losing campaign that puts you first in Read More
“I grew up in Lousiana and I learned a little bit about milking a cow,” said Lt. Gen. Joe Ballard on a Clinton campaign conference call today, referring to Barack Obama’s record on Iraq. “Just because you recognize the cow doesn’t mean you know how to milk it.”
“No one can tell you how Read More
Hillary Clinton debuts a not-particularly-timely ad in which General Wesley Clark says she can “avert war with Iran,” although his vote of confidence may help her recover from the N.P.R. debate yesterday.
Clark also says in the spot: “I see that Hillary’s opponents have started attacking her. That’s politics. What Read More
Hillary Clinton, Wesley Clark and Christie Vilsack just sat down for what can best be called a performance breakfast this morning at the Drake diner in Des Moines.
After greeting a few locals eating in the booths, the trio sat at the counter for coffee and fruit cup in front of about a dozen cameras. Read More
Here’s former general Wesley Clark stirring up the Hillary volunteers before last night’s debate, and shortly before he was verbally assaulted at close quarters by a very angry Obama supporter. Read More