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Americans Are Shifting The Rest Of Their Identity To Match Their Politics | FiveThirtyEight
On the Democratic side, 60 percent of Hillary Clinton’s voters were non-Hispanic white people. At times, political coverage (including my own articles) overemphasizes the roles that Asians, blacks and Latinos play in the Democratic Party. But just because most nonwhite voters are Democrats, that doesn’t mean most Democrats are nonwhite. In fact, white women are the biggest racial/gender cohort in the Democratic Party, according to the Pew data.
news  identity  politics  2010s  clinton  democrats  republicans  lgbt  religion  men  women 
9 days ago by allaboutgeorge
4GW Meets Campaign '08 - James Fallows
(OODA stands for Observe, Orient, Decide, and Act. To react to changing reality faster than the opponent can, or to interfere with the opponent's ability to perceive realistically what is happening to him, is to "get inside his OODA loop."
politics  democrats  obama  clinton  behavior  thinking  attention  psychology 
october 2008 by allaboutgeorge
Who is the Gamer’s Candidate? | Edge Online
"Though the situation is no longer so clear-cut, Senator Obama and Senator McCain (as well as running mates Senator Joe Biden and Governor Sarah Palin) do differ in opinion on several political matters that are critical to industry health. These are the things you as a gamer should know before you cast your ballot in November."
gaming  elections  campaigns  politics  democrats  republicans  obama  mccain  clinton  biden  palin 
september 2008 by allaboutgeorge
FT.com / Columnists / Lunch with the FT - Lunch with the FT: Gloria Steinem
"[W]hat we have done so far is only count the kind of experience that men also have. What we need to be able to do is count all human experience. So I would like to count the secretarial positions as good training places to take over the jobs of the bosses."
feminism  work  jobs  politics  democrats  clinton  sex  women  men  lunch 
august 2008 by allaboutgeorge
Clinton comment at Sioux Falls editorial board unleashes a whirlwind (May 29, 2008)
"Digital tools give every newspaper, no matter the size, the ability to deliver news and information to audiences we previously only dreamed of reaching. And politicians know that."
newspapers  video  online  clinton  media  information  news  elections  campaigns  politics 
june 2008 by allaboutgeorge
RJ Eskow: Even The Racists Are Deserting Hillary - Politics on The Huffington Post
"[...] They're so reluctant, in fact, that 7% of the voters in West Virginia voted for John Edwards, who isn't even in the race. [...] Faced with a black man and a white woman, these voters chose a white man who isn't running."
politics  democrats  elections  campaigns  2008  obama  clinton  westvirginia 
may 2008 by allaboutgeorge
Roger Ebert's Journal: Hillary and Bill: The movie
"There would be a limited budget, because you wouldn't need a stadium filled with thousands of people so much as you'd need lots of lonely hotel rooms after midnight."
movies  president  politics  clinton  elections  campaigns  democrats  cinema  film 
may 2008 by allaboutgeorge
Who Will Tell the People? - New York Times
"We are not who we think we are. We are living on borrowed time and borrowed dimes. We still have all the potential for greatness, but only if we get back to work on our country."
politics  usa  identity  china  singapore  oil  iraq  elections  2008  obama  clinton 
may 2008 by allaboutgeorge
Race Matters | The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan
"I still believe a black president is possible in America. Within another generation, it is far more conceivable than it would have been a generation ago. But I also now understand better why it will be an almighty struggle. [...]"
race  president  obama  clinton  2008  elections  campaigns  democrats  pennsylvania 
april 2008 by allaboutgeorge
Cafe Talk | Talking Points Memo | You Can’t ‘Xerox’ Change
"So beginning in the 1980s, Xerox Corporation launched a major advertising campaign designed to keep 'Xerox' from becoming 'generic.' The future of their corporation depended upon it."
campaigns  elections  obama  clinton  marketing  debates  corporations  politics 
february 2008 by allaboutgeorge
The Political Scene: The Relaunch: Reporting & Essays: The New Yorker
“If we are really serious about winning this election, Democrats, we can’t live in fear of losing it.”
politics  democrats  2008  clinton  obama  iowa  campaigns  identity 
november 2007 by allaboutgeorge
E. J. Dionne Jr. - Defining Moment? - washingtonpost.com
"If Obama wins the nomination, Republicans will try to make him pay a price for his negotiation-friendly attitude. But this week, at least, Clinton started a battle about experience and Obama turned it into a debate about change."
2008  clinton  president  obama  democrats 
july 2007 by allaboutgeorge
Bloomberg.com: Opinion: For Clinton, Offstage Debate Was Real Deal
"It's too bad the debates are such kabuki theater, rewarding memorization, footnotes, neatness, and getting along well with others. It sharply reduces the chances of anything memorable happening."
debates  democrats  television  politics  clinton  obama 
july 2007 by allaboutgeorge
How the Democrats differ on Iraq | Salon News
"They are right now divided between what some might call the realists (Clinton, Obama and Biden) and the purists (Edwards, Richardson, Dodd and, of course, Kucinich and Mike Gravel)."
democrats  iraq  war  politics  2008  clinton  obama 
july 2007 by allaboutgeorge
NPR : Barbershop: What's The Buzz?
"The men in this week's Barbershop discuss recent Obama and Clinton campaign parodies, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's advice for Latinos, and comedian DL Hughley's controversial comments on former radio host Don Imus."
npr  radio  elections  obama  clinton  california  humor  politics 
june 2007 by allaboutgeorge
Wellesley Class Sees ‘One of Us’ Bearing Standard - New York Times
“She reaffirms for me the fact that as soon as you get into politics you have to compromise on your goals, if not your ideals. It’s incredibly upsetting, but I think it’s a fact of life.”
clinton  2008  elections  democrats  politics  education  1960s 
april 2007 by allaboutgeorge
But Who’s Against the Next War? - New York Times
"More broadly, however, the issue that is dividing the Democrats is that their leaders believe a muscular foreign policy is what the age of terrorism demands, while antiwar voters believe such a policy may only breed more disasters." Yup.
iraq  iran  war  democrats  2008  elections  politics  clinton  obama  bush  cheney  usa 
march 2007 by allaboutgeorge
WaPo: Tina Brown's "Bill Clinton, Beyond the White House"
"We are so arrogant because we are obsessed with the present. I've reached an age now where it doesn't matter whatever happens to me. I just don't want anybody to die before their time anymore."
clinton  bush  president 
september 2005 by allaboutgeorge
docbrite: Moon Over Lakeview
"Bill Clinton has lunch in New Orleans on Tuesday, goes in for heart bypass surgery on Friday. Coincidence? You decide, but I happen to know he had the barbecued shrimp at Mr. B's, which contains at least two pounds of butter per serving."
clinton  food  neworleans 
september 2004 by allaboutgeorge
VV: Features: Smile—That's the Ticket! by Sydney H. Schanberg
"As for 2008, Harra added that Hillary would be opposed by a female Republican candidate from the South. 'There's someone younger than Hillary, 10 years younger, 12 years younger, that is not so well-known at this point.'" Condi, baby, is that you?
2008  clinton  elections  politics 
august 2004 by allaboutgeorge

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