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Alfred E Smith dinner was a Presidential roast

This was a refreshing change from the increasingly dark and mean presidential campaign.  John McCain and Barack Obama managed to sit down together at the 63rd annual Alfred E. Smith foundation dinner.  It’s become somewhat of a tradition for the presidential contenders to appear at this white-tie event to raise money for the charitable foundation, […]

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The Clinton Divorce

A few weeks ago, the Wall Street Journal ran a pretty interesting article about what they call the “Clinton divorce”. This will be what they see as the inevitable split with the party if Clinton is denied the nomination. Already we saw fractures appear in the way the party was dealing with the issue of […]

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The Nightmare Ticket

The Onion, in a stroke of genius, has run an article lampooning the hundreds of times we hear about possible VP nominations for each party.  Especially on the Democratic side. Ever since we heard that Obama’s nearly got the show wrapped up, we’ve been hearing demands from the Clinton camp that she be made VP […]

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Obama’s ideal VP choice

Real Clear Politics, a site I honestly am not so familiar with has put up a startling poignant article about just who should be chosen to be Obama’s VP running mate.  Obviously this is assuming Obama wins the nomination, but realistically he probably will. Despite Clinton’s…reluctance to concede the nomination, Obama recently took the lead […]

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Dems split primaries

In the next installment of the never-ending-story between Obama and Clinton, they each managed to pick up the “must win” states to keep both campaigns alive. However, the news is a little more than what it seems.  Obama’s win in North Carolina was convincing, winning the state by something like 14% according to the BBC.  […]

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Comparing Presidential Music

According to his Facebook fan page, Barack Obama is a fan of legendary ’90s super-group The Fugees! If you were wavering before (and are a 4080reader), this alone should clinch it for you. Even ten years ago it would have been political suicide for a presidential candidate to publically reveal he or she listened to hip-hop, let alone consider a rap group among his/her favourite musicians […]

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