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."
September 25, 2008
President Bush has given an uninspiring performance in a speech designed to boost public confidence. The Nation reports on the President's invite to his potential successors to join him in the next public address.
September 15, 2008
Had a Democrat occupied the White House for the last two terms, US policy might have been sold better, but it’s doubtful that decisions have been very different, writes Jeff Sparrow.
September 10, 2008 2
So here we have the Cassidy tapes, folks. An insight into how young Republicans live, love and leave their blackberries in cabs, writes Guy Rundle.
September 5, 2008 6
Palin isn’t from round those parts. She’s from small-town America, a white America where they work hard for a living even if they’re middle-class, where they call it “Eye-rack", writes Bernard Keane.