I enthusiastically voted for Obama in 2008 but the sloth like economic recovery and the endless war in Afghanistan have tempered that enthusiasm to the point that I would have carefully considered a credible alternative in 2012. I watched with disappointment as the fringe members of the Republican Party separated the wheat from the chaff … More The camel’s back has been broken – an undecided decides.
Even unbiased polls that are properly designed sometimes provide glimpses into the nature of the respondent pool that is disappointing if not outright disturbing. In any given poll it seems to me that about 20% of the respondents are either unaware of the facts of an issue or provide responses that are at odds with … More Public opinion polls: You can’t save the 20%
There has been criticism of President Obama’s ostensibly restrained emotional response to the the Gulf oil crisis. I find his approach reassuring in the same sense that when a plane has lost its engines I would much prefer a calm, cool and effective pilot at the controls. Give me Sully any day over a pilot … More “Sully” Sullenberger and the BP Oil Crisis