Peter Hutchinson, the I-P candidate for governor, is releasing a new tv ad. You can watch it here. It’s called wake up and goes after the independent, disgruntled voter.
Archives for October 23, 2006
Via The Carpetbagger Report, I got turned on to a controversy developing over what must be the most emotional ad of the campaign season. It’s in Missouri, and it’s an ad that Michael J. Fox did on stem cell research. CR forwards us to Balloon Juice which has the ad. CR also has Rush Limbaugh’s Read more →
I don’t know if the Washington Post is trying to out-YouTube YouTube, but they’ve set up a “political ad databse,” with access to, well, political ads, oddly enough. It’s a nice start, but there’s only 6 ads in the Minnesota listings and with Google acquiring YouTube, it’s hard to image the WashPo being a significant Read more →
I was off Friday and busy this morning so we’re gonna move quickly through this thing. Sorry if it’s a bit hard to digest, er, handle. We’re going to arrange the digest in order of top of the ticket status. U.S. Senate race first then Governor and so on. Any objections? Hearing no objections, so Read more →
I’m on a panel next week which is going to explore how bloggers and the Internet are changing politics. I don’t ever prepare for these things since I’m still wrestling with the whole idea in the first place. I can think of a dozen reasons why bloggers are good for democracy. I can think of Read more →
Every once in awhile I stumble across a “forehead slapper.” A “forehead slapper” is an idea so obvious, that nobody thinks of it until, well, someone does. Fantasy Congress. I came across this in a New York Times article today and then checked it out. Now, I’ve noticed what has happened to the game of Read more →
Every day, it seems, I’m reminded I’m turning — rapidly — into my parents. This is not a good thing since one of them is dead and the other spends an inordinate amount of time trying to figure out how to save pictures in an e-mail. But it’s happening. First it was not recognizing a Read more →