2024-05-21 6:42 PM

Nicholas F. Benton: Why McCain Has Nothing to Say

The McCain campaign descended in the last week from nastiness toward an almost cartoon-like caricature of reality, in the face of massive social and economic dissembling caused by its political and Wall Street friends simply too big for it to handle.

2 N.Va. GOP Leaders: ‘I’ve Had Enough With My Party’

Rep. Davis in NY Times, Snyder In Letter to N-P Two prominent Northern Virginia Republican politicians publicly criticized their party this week, one attributing his disdain as contributing to his decision to opt out of politics, and the other angrily disassociating with the Virginia GOP.

Kaine Says Financial Meltdown Has ‘Reset Presidential Race’

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Democratic Virginia Governor Tim Kaine, in exclusive comments to the News-Press in Tysons Corner yesterday morning, said that the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers, sell off of Merrill Lynch, near failure of AIG and the attendant stock market nosedive has triggered what he called a “reset” of the presidential campaign.

Anything But Straight: Log Cabin Should Disband

Until now, I have always thought there was a place for the Log Cabin Republicans within the GLBT movement. There was a need for a group that could advocate from inside the belly of the beast and do the dirty work that few intellectually honest people wanted to do.