Thingish Things

Quote of the Day, John Heilemann

  “For anyone still starry-eyed about Obama, the months ahead will provide a bracing revelation about what he truly is: not a savior, not a saint, not a man above the fray, but a brass-knuckled, pipe-hitting, red-in-tooth-and-claw brawler determined to do what is necessary to stay in power — in other words, a politician.” — […]

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Newsday Column: Whither the Obama Stickers

One of the benefits of working in the political business is that you get to see lots of polling. It doesn’t always teach you new things — it usually just confirms nagging suspicions. But once in a while a statistic leaps off the page and demands to be noticed. One that keeps doing that to […]

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