- September 2008 -
9\18\08 - 5:03
Palin to stay in secure location until election over
The Republican vice-presidential nominee faced another close-call this morning when at a carefully-orchestrated campaign stop, a reporter managed to manouver within 10 to 15 feet and fire off three questions at Sarah Palin before being wrestled to the ground by McCain staff. McCain denounced the attempt at unfettered press access to Palin as "a cowardly act" perpetrated by "those who would seek to destroy our way of campaigning." McCain later announced his decision to keep Palin hidden away in a "secure location" until the election is over, after which time, said McCain, "America will get to know all it needs to know about Sarah Palin."
9\15\08 - 11:57
Images of first Google Android phone leaked
Excitement is building over the imminent release of the first phone to run on the much anticipated Android platform developed by Google. Few details have been made public about this next-generation smartphone which is being manufactured by Biotech Industries, but judging from leaked images now making their way around the Internet, it would seem model Aj^6 does not follow the lead of Apple's iPhone by using a touchscreen interface, but instead is worn around the back of the head and plugs directly into the user's brain.
9\12\08 - 1:15
Overestimating the American people
"You can't just make stuff up. The American people aren't stupid." So said Barack Obama recently in reaction to the latest headline-grabbing string of inane distortions and brazen falsehoods from the McCain campaign . But Obama may be naively overestimating the American people. If history and the latest polls are any indication, these sorts of Karl Rovian smears and outright lies work like a charm on American voters. Contrary to Obama's claim, it seems politicians can just make stuff up, and it may just be the most politically expedient thing for them to do if in fact the American people are as stupid as they let on. On the other hand, Obama may already know all this, but perhaps also knows that the American people enjoy being told that they are not stupid.