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(New Yorker 9/8/08 - McNopoly)

Friday,  09/12/08  07:41 PM





Another anti-McCain cover by the New Yorker, ho hum, and this one is kinda sorta cute, but I wonder whether this is really effective?  I'm not sure it is.  The bitterness of the left - particularly now that McCain has caught Obama in the national polls, making a race of it - seems to backfire.  (Even the battle for congress is now competitive.)   As I've felt all through the Bush years, I wish Democrats would concentrate on what they think should be done, instead of personal attacks.  I'm not Bush's biggest supporter, but I haven't seen much in the way of concrete proposals from the left on what they think should have been done instead.  And Obama has been suspiciously lacking in detailed proposals; we are left guessing what his Presidency might look like, all we know is it will be different - somehow.



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