The Whiner Versus the Iron Lady

Experts tell us that part of the "likability" question is whether the voter wants this guy (or woman) coming into their homes every damn day for the next 8 years via television....Obviously, this attribute has not played a huge role in determining how people vote - otherwise people would have chosen Hubert Humphrey's "Happy Warrior"...and...Gerald Ford's steadiness...McCain, of course, has the same problem Obama has; he sets himself up as a different kind ... Full Story »

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Polly Briley
3.4
by Polly Briley - Oct. 1, 2008

Moran gives an interesting preview of the fall regardless who is the Democratic nominee. The post has a very interesting side by side of two politicians laying claim to changing the way Washington works with equally bad results. It is interesting to note that there is a certain admiration for Clinton not claiming to be above the hard scrabble of policy and political making. Whine and hypocrisy vs. the ways of Washington draw an interesting conundrum for voters and journalists.

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