The View From My New Window
Apart from this, I haven’t posted at all recently, in part because I’ve been moving back to New York and into a new apartment.
Here’s a challenge: find a poltician who currently campaigns on energy issues and doesn’t promise to end U.S. dependence on foreign oil. I doubt it’s possible. The rhetorical drumbeat for and promises to achieve “energy independence” have gotten louder and more frequent.
Here is FINAL of the Democratic Party Platform as pdf.
I have not heard directly from Senator Evan Bayh‘s office about the issue of his having co-chaired with John McCain and Joseph Lieberman the Committee for the Liberation of Iraq. But I just ran across this admission by Senator Bayh that he has no recollection of the neoconservative operation to which his name was attached….
Pat Choate used to run TRW’s shop in Washington, DC — until he went out and wrote a book about the pervasive influence of Japan in the lobbying industry in the 1980s.
As I reported the other day, Evan Bayh is the favored candidate to find himself on Barack Obama’s ticket. Obama will probably finalize his decision today or tomorrow and then announce his decision as he comes out of his Hawaii vacation.
General Colin Powell has shrugged off good efforts by the Obama campaign to nudge his support into the open — but while it can be understood that Obama’s agents would try to sign Powell up, what does Bill Kristol have in mind stating that he expects Powell to tilt towards Obama? Earlier today, Huffington Post‘s…
I need to issue a correction.