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July 14, 2008 7:25 PM
Posted by Lynne Varner
The left and right of American politics are on talk radio, news shows and the blogosphere debating the intent of The New Yorker magazine's cartoon portrayal of The Obamas. Democrats say appropriate satire. Republicans say it was a misfired sneer at some Americans. Stop arguing: it was both.
July 14, 2008 2:28 PM
Posted by Joni Balter
No candidate, not even one on his snappiest tippy toes, is going to fare well responding to a question about the fairness of insurance companies covering Viagra for men and not birth control for women. Sen. John McCain received a fair question and almost wiped part of his face off agonizing over his answer.
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