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mark-jonathan-chadbourn's picture
Mar.18.2008
US readers might be surprised to know that the primaries are dominating the attention of the rest of the world.  They often head the nightly news bulletins from London to Lima, and the level of interest among the wider population - particularly in the UK - is unprecedented.  Everyone knows the...
shaun-d-landry's picture
Jan.18.2008
A woman at dinner: You know, I would vote for Obama. but (eyeballing me) you know he is not going to win. Why is this happening to me I think? I say: Two words if he wins: Body Armor. YEAH she squeals. Okay. This is for all of my grand lovely Caucasians liberal friends: I don't know WHO I am...
jacquelyn-mitchard's picture
Jan.17.2008
Now that it seems likelier and likelier that Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-New York) will be the Democratic nominee, I want to make it clear that I take back nothing about what I wrote about Sen. Barack Obama (D-Illinois) -- except spelling his name the wrong way! And yet, seeing the number of...