While the politicians and pundits focus on the follies associated with the presidential campaign’s the economy continues to unravel around the mortgage and credit crisis. The Feds look like they might take over Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The candidates are starting to pay attention. Alexander Hamilton would stand in amazement with his mouth open.
Michael Parekh looks at the impact of the economy beyond November’s elections.
Gustav is gone, Hannah is gone, but Ike sounds like a terrible 3 in a 1-2-3 punch.
The two campaigns are succeeding in ignoring most of the real issues and playing games with flags and mooseburgers.
Sarah Palin may or may not have said, “So, Sambo beat the bitch” after Obama clinched the nomination. I wouldn’t be surprised either way. If the Repubs would let her talk, I think she’d surprise and survive. Instead they are adopting a Microsoft strategy of letting others define her. I doubt Seinfeld will be able to help here either.
I’m not sure which is the bigger storm, the presidential campaign or the fracas over the crazy back and forth regarding Demo and TechCrunch50. Fun to watch, especially while Scoble is throwing fuel on the fire.
George Will looks at that political cliche: Are you better off than you were four years ago?
Obama goes into the eye of the storm when he sits down with Bill O’Reilly. Smart move? We’ll have to see.