Hold Fast

A Blog by Matt Browner Hamlin

Hold Fast - a blog by Matt Browner Hamlin

Entries Tagged as 'John McCain'

Shorter Kevin Drum

October 9th, 2012 · Comments Off

Shorter Kevin Drum: It’s time liberals grow up and leave their reality-based worldview behind. Shorter Shorter Kevin Drum: I’m such a great hack.

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Tags: Barack Obama · John McCain · The Media

President McCain

September 24th, 2009 · Comments Off

Eric Boehlert documents and deconstructs John McCain’s mind-boggling 13 Sunday news show appearances so far this year. Boehlert and Steve Benen both not that McCain chairs no committees, is not involved in the health care reform debate, and he isn’t currently pushing any major bills on his own nor is he a key swing vote [...]

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McCain Campaign: Not Getting Women or Palin

August 3rd, 2009 · Comments Off

Today’s Washington Post piece by Dan Balz and Haynes Johnson on the McCain campaigns machinations regarding their vice presidential pick really confirms what many Democrats and political observers thought: the McCain campaign had zero understanding or respect for how women make their decisions of who to vote for. Balz and Johnson report that the McCain [...]

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Tags: John McCain · Sarah Palin

Election Day Twitter Comparisons

November 4th, 2008 · Comments Off

This is as good a microcosm of the campaigns run by Barack Obama and John McCain. On election day, the Obama twitter account asks people to vote and the McCain twitter account links to a week old blog post attacking Chris Matthews for being critical of Sarah Palin. BarackObama: Asking you to vote Nov. 4th. [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · John McCain

Jews for McCain / The Great Kvetch

November 4th, 2008 · Comments Off

My friend Katie Halper put this together. It’s brilliant and I’m forwarding it to my Jewish family and friends widely as we speak. Vote Obama! [ Find Your Polling Place | Voting Info For Your State | Know Your Voting Rights | Report Voting Problems ]

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Tags: Barack Obama · John McCain

The Truth About ACORN

October 21st, 2008 · Comments Off

Great movie by Brave New Films on ACORN and the Republican drive to stop minority voters from having a say in this election.

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Family Guy

October 19th, 2008 · Comments Off

Nice to see the folks making “Family Guy” still aren’t pulling any punches.

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Tags: John McCain · Sarah Palin

What D-Day Said

October 16th, 2008 · Comments Off

D-Day, posting at Hullabaloo, writes about John McCain’s flailing answer in the debate on Ayers, ACORN, and hate speech at his campaign rallies: John McCain is a terrible candidate and that is the perfect example. But even if he was a stellar, superior candidate, I just don’t think it would matter. People have rendered their [...]

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“Health of the Mother”

October 16th, 2008 · 1 Comment

I don’t have a lot to say about the final presidential debate, other than I’m glad we don’t have to sit through any more. Obama was great in all of his debates and while not every answer was what I wanted to hear as a progressive movementarian, he undoubtedly connected to voters by a far [...]

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Tags: Human Rights · John McCain

Listen to Kristol

October 13th, 2008 · Comments Off

John McCain really should take Bill Kristol’s advice in his NYT column today and fire his entire campaign. You know, for the good of the country. It’s time for John McCain to fire his campaign. He has nothing to lose. His campaign is totally overmatched by Obama’s. The Obama team is well organized, flush with [...]

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