Day: May 11, 2008

Sometimes Politics is Really Funny

I’m reading Richard Wolffe’s article on Senator Barack Obama and his team in Newsweek. Wolffe is doing a good job in saying that Senator John McCain and Obama are getting ready to face each other. Obama is getting ready for an onslaught from the right. The article was going along nicely, until I get to this paragraph. “The McCain campaign is now poring over Obama’s record, looking for weaknesses that can be exposed without race-baiting or hitting below the belt. They want to brand Obama as a “superduper liberal who is out of the mainstream,” says one McCain adviser who did

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Senator Clinton Supporters Argue for Her

Update below Throughout the 70s when the Dallas Cowboys were clearly the best team in the NFL, fans like me let losses roll off our backs. We could do this because we knew that the Cowboys were always the best team on the field. They just didn’t play up to their potential. Well, the Senator Hillary Clinton supporters are now using the same argument that caused Pittsburgh Steeler fans to yell, “Look at the scoreboard” at Cowboy fans. They are trying to argue that Clinton would be best at the top of the ticket. They argue that she is the best

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Senator Clinton Fighting for Something

I’m not sure what Senator Hillary Clinton truly believes. Does she truly believe that she can win the nomination? Or, as we have learned in the last several days, does she believe that she may be fighting on in order to be in a better position to negotiate her withdrawal. In spite of tales of vast amounts of money flowing in the Clinton camp, she is drowning in debt. She maybe able to put herself into a position that she could trade: getting out of the race for Senator Barack Obama’s camp assuming her multi-million dollar debt. Interesting thought. I wonder

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.


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