06 Aug 2008

Theyyyyyyyy’rrrrre Back

August 6, 2008: The Election of 2008 is taking place, as do all presidential elections, on two great National Stages: the stage of America’s Place in World History and the stage of Current American Culture. The tectonic shift I wrote about on day one of this blog is unfolding on

01 Aug 2008

Obama and McCain Play Cards

August 1, 2008: John McCain and Barack Obama sat down yesterday, as old buddies will do, to a friendly game of playing race cards. One of the unusual rules of this game is to feign innocence over actually playing it and to express shock, shock  (a la Claude Raines) that