• Posts Tagged ‘Bill Clinton’


    by  • October 5, 2012 • Commentary • 0 Comments

    See, this is why I hate debates. Not simply because my guy “lost,” but because “win” and “lose” are potential outcomes. This isn’t the varsity debate team at the state semi-finals. But that’s how it plays in U.S. politics. The presidential election is not so much the horse race of cliché analogy as a...

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    Cotton khakis slightly smoldering

    by  • September 6, 2012 • Commentary • 0 Comments

    Yes, it was classic Bubba Wednesday night, all folksy and humbly didactic, God bless ‘im. And his insistence on facts and arithmetic was refreshing, after last week’s Mendacity Fest in Tampa. So I was discouraged to check the washingtonpost.com Fact Checkers Thursday and find some FALSEs pinned to Clinton’s speech. First, Sarah Kliff, scrutinizing...

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