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September 12, 2008 by SanChonino
Ah, The Daily Show.  The closet thing to actual political journalism anywhere these days.


I'm leaning towards the latter rather than the former.
September 8, 2008 by SanChonino
So for the last week and a half, we've been privy to all sorts of pro-Palin articles on this site, people praising her to the high heavens for no apparent reason.

Consequently (and since so few of you are willing to take honest, critical looks are your new poster-girl), I have a couple of questions for all you die-hard Palin fans:

How does her chocolate starfish taste, anyway?

Is it everything you'd hoped it would be when you latched on?

Frankly, given the amount of sucking upon it y...
January 27, 2008 by SanChonino
Recently I posted an article full of Bush "aphorisms" that came from a calendar my mother had given me for Christmas. Since then, there have been more hilarious and sad quotes from our Commander-in-Chief. So I thought I'd share some more on a slow Sunday morning . . .

"One year ago today, the time for excuse-making has come to an end."
--Washington, D.C., January 21 2003

"See, one of the interesting things in the Oval Office -- I love to bring people into the Oval Office -- right around...
January 22, 2008 by SanChonino
It seems as though Fred Thompson has given up his bid for the White House, bowing out earlier this afternoon after a tough start to the primary season.

Thompson, while being the favorite of quite a few of the conservative bloggers on this site, was never a very brightly shining star in the field. Regrettably, he was usually given the short end of the shrift; granted, this was largely due to his long wait to enter the race.

In the midst of a race that is far too full anyway, he just added ...
December 11, 2007 by SanChonino
Mike Huckabee is a bigot, and he and his campaign are playing to the bigotry of the people of Iowa in order to garner support in the state.

Why do I say that? In his ads running in the state, he is clearly defined as a Christian leader. Why is this bigotry? Let's turn to my friend/arch nemesis Charles Krauthammer to discover exactly why . . .

Huckabee is running a very effective ad in Iowa about religion. "Faith doesn't just influence me," he says on camera, "it really defines me." The...