Category: Campaign 2008

Back from the first break…

…and the next issue is security. Talk about a hedge: Romney says the surge is “apparently” working. UPDATE: Wow…McCain takes a direct shot at Romney, repeating “the surge is working”, and “it’s not whether it’s apparently working or not…it’s whether we will set a date for withdrawl, which means surrender.” More: “I want our troops […]

Cameron is on site at local restaraunt

FoxNews’ Carl Cameron is live at a local restaurant here in Durham. The first question- we’re still on the topic of amnesty 20 minutes in- is from a man who is complaining that a fence is not enough to keep illegal immigrants out. Giuliani answers by stating that we need a “tamper-proof” ID card for […]

Debate is a go

The debate is on…the media room here is about halfway full, the sound is blaring, and the first question is about Fred Thompson. Thompson is getting earned media from the candidates without even needing to appear. Brownback just tried to land a punch on Thompson, but it was McCain’s remark (“maybe we’re up past [Thompson’s] […]

Live from the Republican debate in New Hampshire

Back from a long blog vacation, I’m live from the Republican Presidential debate here in Durham, New Hampshire on the campus of the University of New Hampshire. With me in the media room two hours before the start of the debate is my friend Lance Dutson of Maine Web Report. We’ll be here all night, […]

As blogging comes of age, growing pains persist

A few comments on the latest political/blog scandal. First, some background. This time around, liberal blogger Amanda Marcotte, recently hired to run presidential candidate John Edwards’ campaign blog, is being criticized for a variety of blog posts she’s written at her personal site, Pandagon. As to be expected, liberal bloggers are rising to her defense, […]