Obama camp responds to Dubya’s endorsement of McCain

September 3, 2008

The Obama campaign has been quick to spin Dubya's endorsement of John McCain as further proof that a McCain presidency would be four more years of Bush policies.

RNC Day 2: George W. Bush addresses GOP – via satellite

September 3, 2008

The New York Times reports that "far from being the kind of unifying sendoff and baton pass engineered for Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton", Day 2 of the RNC only highlighted "McCain’s eagerness to get the president off the stage".

Rundle08: The anarchists more organised than the GOP

September 2, 2008 31

It was noon, and the major protest rally, ten thousand strong, was just starting to move from the park spread beneath the gold-tipped Capitol dome, writes Guy Rundle.

George W. Bush rescheduled to speak at RNC

September 2, 2008

It’s been announced that George W. Bush will speak at the RNC tomorrow. He had been scheduled to speak on the first day of the convention which was cancelled due to Gustav. The McCain team has been working hard to distance itself from the current administration, so there had been some speculation that the cancellation of […]

Rundle08: Welcome to the Pepsi Centre — Day 1 of the DNC

August 26, 2008

The floor of the convention was full with people bopping to their various level of ability -- ie there were black people dancing, and white people shifting their bodies around like they were balancing a load of bricks on a trolley, writes Guy Rundle, on the ground at the DNC.

Rundle08: It’s the economy stupid

July 16, 2008 1

Outside of the 400 blocks or so on Manhattan Island where it functions as a local rag, the The New Yorker is, for many people, about as visible as the Almanach de Gotha, writes Guy Rundle.

US08: Dubya unites the Democrats

May 16, 2008 1

Dubya was probably always going to be the only person who could unite the Democrats, writes Guy Rundle.