American Madness

Intelligent Criticism in the Service of a Better Nation

Bill & Hillary’s Excellent Adventure

Help help! I’m being manipulated by good design!

There’s some more interesting analysis of the minutiae of the 2008 Presidential Election, with the NYTimes Campaign Stops blog calling on branding expert* Brian Collins to analyze the effectiveness of Gotham as Barack Obama’s preferred font.
With that said, though, there’s an oxymoronic quality to Gotham, which is why I think it’s become so popular. It [...]

The only man who could ever reach me…

…had a crazy preacher man.
While Hillary proved in no uncertain terms that she’s capable of telling huge and easily verifiable lies, the Obama preacher issue continues to fester in the back of my mind. Here we reprint a dialogue between two family members (one pro-Clinton / one pro-Obama) as they debate the issue. We join [...]

Hillary Clinton lies the good lie on Bosnia

So, my choice on the Demo side is between demonstrably bad judgment (Obama) and outright prevarication:

You can’t make this up, Dept Of. : Sleeping girl in Hillary’s fear-mongering ad is Obama supporter

Casey Knowles, the little girl seen sleeping in Hillary’s despicable “who do you want answering the phone at 3am” ad is now nearly 18 years old (the ad used old stock footage from Getty) and she has been campaigning for Obama! (As reported by CNN.)
Casey Knowles:
“I mentioned that we should make a counter ad, me [...]

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