Lunchbox: P is for Politics

All by myself: Bruce Lunsford stood alone last night on KET because weeks earlier, Sen. Mitch McConnell backed out of the debate citing a scheduling conflict. However, a little creative wording by the McConnell campaign in an e-mail blast to supporters gives a different impression:

“According to C-SPAN’s program schedule, the McConnell-Lunsford debate will be televised tonight on C-SPAN 2 beginning at 9:59 p.m.” Later, the blast encourages supporters to “watch the third and final debate” between the two candidates, referring to the debate taped last Thursday in Gilbertsville, Ky.

Up from slavery: If you don’t see the significance of this historic election, take a minute to read this piece on 109-year-old Amanda Jones, the daughter of a slave who cast her early vote for Barack Obama. “I feel good about voting for him,” she said.

Paging Gov. Palin: From the Young Girls of America.


Diva ’12: Much has been made of the GOP in-fighting between the McCain and Palin camps. However, by openly speculating about a possible¬†Palin presidential bid in 2012, has the media forgotten that no matter what the polls say, there’s still an election?

Eternal Struggle?: Election fatigue must be setting in because the Huffington Post just posted pictures of a lion cub wrestling with a puppy.

One Comment

  1. pam
    Posted October 28, 2008 at 1:26 pm | Permalink

    Thank you so much for posting that article about Amanda Jones. It’s awesome to read something nice in relation to the election for a change.