« Another Year and I'm Still not in School | Main | Indian Rock Park, Berkeley, 2008 »

August 29, 2008


Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.


When I saw the two of them together, I thought I was living in the 70s.

T Scott

That was my first reaction, but on reflection I don't think it's pandering to the hardcore Clinton supporters -- it's pandering to the far right wing of his party. He needs them a lot more than he needs a few Clintonistas that are still feeling burned. Certainly the fact that she's a woman is a plus (from the campaign's standpoint), but it is her far-right social views that put her over the top.


I don't think he's going to pick up Hillary voters--they'll be annoyed that he picked some young upstart over someone who's been putting in her time in the trenches. But he may pick up some GenX women, who tend (sorry to say) to be more conservative, and who will look at her--a working mom--and see someone like themselves.


Well, she just lost the librarian vote--check 4 paragraphs down into the quoted text:

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been saved. Comments are moderated and will not appear until approved by the author. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.


Post a comment

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until the author has approved them.

Your Information

(Name is required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)

Published Pieces

December 2017

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
          1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30