Monthly Archives: November 2011

Do You Mind If We Dance With Your Dates?

Evidently “we” do!  Or so claims Touré, an essayist and cultural critic, in an interview last night on  Lawrence O’Donnell’s  MSNBC show Last Word.  While discussing the Herman Cain sexual harassment case, Touré opined: “[B]ut, I mean, I can’t go … Continue reading

Evaluating Perry’s Chances: Was It Over When the Germans Bombed Pearl Harbor?

By now almost everyone has heard about or seen what some are calling the worst debate gaffe in history. (It’s not, of course, but never mind.)  I can’t say which I found more amusing – poor Rick Perry’s 50-plus second … Continue reading

The Republicans Debate!

As always, we’ll be live blogging tonight’s Republican debate, which starts at 8 p.m. and will be televised on CNBC.   As always, you are invited to join in with your comments, observations, critiques… . Let the fun begin! The … Continue reading

The Cain Scrutiny

It is hard not to feel at least some empathy for all the parties involved in the ongoing Herman Cain sexual harassment case. Cain, the current co-front runner – at least according to national polls – for the Republican nomination, … Continue reading