The centre of the political universe

Is currently Mississippi

There’s no stopping the daily onslaught, from the politicians and the media.
Click on that link. The most interesting thing there is the video of
Saturday Night Live you can launch about midway down the page. If you
didn’t catch it on Saturday night, don’t worry. It’s been all over the
news shows, as SNL continues to be a prominent player in the Democratic

We have to laugh, to make it through this thing. Yes, it’s exciting. It’s also intense and wearisome at times (though some Democrats are calling it worrisome).

But now the threat of stalemate, vituperation and
disillusionment hangs over a contest structured to declare a verdict a
month ago. Potential fallout could imperil Democratic hopes for both
the presidency and larger Congressional majorities.

“I’m very concerned,” said Representative Mark Udall of Colorado,
who needs Democrats in his state to unite behind his bid for the Senate
seat held by Wayne Allard, a Republican who is retiring. Mr. Udall
warned that unity “could be a real challenge, especially as this thing
grows more fierce.”

Meanwhile, is anybody talking about John McCain? Hillary Clinton is.

By saying that only she and John McCain are qualified to
lead the country, particularly in times of crisis, Hillary Clinton has
broken that rule, severely damaged the Democratic candidate who may
well be the party’s nominee, and, perhaps most ominously, revealed the
unlimited lengths to which she will go to achieve power. She has
essentially said that the Democratic party deserves to lose unless it
nominates her.

Never a dull moment.


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