The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

DNC Charlotte: Warming Up

Arriving at the Democratic National Convention, Sept. 5, 2012 CHARLOTTE, North Carolina Ali Akbar and I drove all night to get here, and the worst part of the drive was passing through the mountains on I-77 at 4 a.m. when the fog was so thick you couldn’t see 10 feet in front of the car. […]

DNC Charlotte: Obama’s Thursday Apotheosis Gets Rained Out

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina While I was waiting to pick up my media credentials this morning, the official word came that Thursday’s final night of the convention will be moved indoor due to a severe weather forecast. CNN reports: After days of bad weather, President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign and Democratic National Convention organizers have decided to […]