December 17, 2008 3
Much like an end-of-season footy trip, George Bush is ramming through a series of dubious last-minute rules that could be difficult to repeal, writes Ruth Brown.
December 2, 2008
George Bush has looked back on his eight years in the White House with an interview on ABC News.
November 7, 2008 6
Three days in and no-one's stopped smiling, and this sense of freedom, of release, of possibility, seems to spread outward and inward, writes Guy Rundle.
November 6, 2008 38
Obama's achievement before anything has occurred is this: that every vector of power – money, race, media – has been defeated in the US, the declining but still regnant capitol of the world, writes Guy Rundle.
October 23, 2008 14
Everything is on the roll of a dice in America today, from the financial non-recovery, to McCain's last stand in Pennsylvania, and the sense that the country's going to change on the turn of a card, writes Guy Rundle.
October 13, 2008
Defending the aggressive campaign rhetoric at recent McCain-Palin events, McCain campaign manager Rick Davis raised John McCain's history as a POW.
October 13, 2008 11
What Springsteen sang of as deprivation, Palin et al have elevated – via her hapless daughter – to the level of myth, and good.
October 1, 2008
As the Presidential candidates fight for superiority in the polls, George W Bush has sunk to a meagre 26% approval rating. ABC examines the developments and places them in a historical context.
September 29, 2008
The belief that the US is God's own country is often a literal one.
September 25, 2008
Speaking to the American people, President Bush today detailed why an economic bailout plan is needed and why his administration's rescue plan for the economy is "necessary."