Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Didier's supreme denial

I have to say I was actually impressed by this batch of election-related analysis. Peter Callighan, columnist for the Tacoma News Tribune, seems to be a keen (and refreshingly cynical) observer of both the Washington electorate, as well as the candidates running. A few days ago, he wrote this piece about Didier's list of demands for Dino Rossi to "earn" his support.

It's funny. See I thought Rossi thrashing the field on election day was what should have earned Didier's support. Instead, as Callighan points out, Didier has revealed a streak of supreme arrogance: Read more »

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Friday, August 13, 2010

Up in smoke

The Democratic National Committee sent out a press release this morning, criticizing the U.S. Senate candidate Dino Rossi for his condemnation of Michael Morgan, a pyschology professor at WSU Vancouver, who received a $148,438 federal grant of "stimulus" money, in order to "study the interaction of opioids and cannabinoids to see if it could produce more effective pain relief."

The email, headlined "FAIL" uses a jarring set of logic to prove that the money spent on the project, which was originally condemned by anti-pork Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., actually is meant to stimulate the economy:Read more »

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