Posts tagged "debate"

A short statement from Bette Davis, in anticipation of tonight's Presidential Debate (Part Deux)

A short statement from Bette Davis, in anticipation of tonight's Presidential Debate (Part Deux)
(Taking live notes and blogging about the debate immediately after almost gave me an aneurysm, so I will most certainly not be doing that tonight. Instead, I thought I’d share with you a very poignant, and surprisingly apt, little musing from famed actress Bette Davis, cobbled together from various sources. Enjoy!) “[Mr. Trump]… There is... Read more »

"Words Matter" even when "Chicago is a War Zone": Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump do battle in the first Presidential Debate of 2016

"Words Matter" even when "Chicago is a War Zone": Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump do battle in the first Presidential Debate of 2016
(I watched the debate on NBC, as a peremptory note) I don’t often like to watch political debates, as they usually make me feel like I’m going to pass some tainted Oysters Rockefeller. Yet, and I think millions will agree with me, this debate was the exception. We have been waiting to see these two... Read more »

Prelude to a Debate: Clinton’s new ad highlights Trump’s blatant misogyny

Prelude to a Debate: Clinton’s new ad highlights Trump’s blatant misogyny
Usually political ads are the same shit tied up with a different bow. One candidate attacks another, usually about something financial or moral, and hammers on it until you start to feel for the poor sucker who’s getting ripped a new one. As I watched Hillary Clinton’s new ad highlighting Mr. Trump’s entangled relationship with... Read more »
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