In Today’s Observer


With the help of an intrepid Park City Stringer and a late deadline, I report on Al Gore at Sundance last night and look at the prospects for a Gore ’08 groundswell.

Jason addresses one of those glaringly obvious, yet widely ignored, facts about the Bloomberg administration: As under Rudy, virtually all the key decision-makers are white. “I was hoping this administration would reflect the campaign, and it didn’t,” says Inez Dickens.

Joe Conason wants to see the Abramoff-Bush pictures.

Richard Brookhiser doesn’t buy the conventional wisdom on how few House seats are in play this year, and wishes Republicans would recover their sense of alarm.

And Billy Sternberg thinks campaign television advertising is a waste of money.

In Today’s Observer