Wednesday, October 29, 2003
Another Tory bites the dust: The British Conservatives just sacked another leader. It's like a mirror image of Labour in the 1980s. But here's the goofy part of this article:
Uhh, yeah two Tory leaders this century have failed to go to become PM: Iain Duncan Smith and William Hague, i.e., neither Tory leader from this century made it. Not to be picky, or anything.
Tuesday, October 28, 2003
Clark's woes: Back in September I argued that Clark's campaign would go nowhere. Basically I made three points: 1) He would not appeal to Democratic activists; 2) he would commit gaffes; and 3) his campaign would be badly organized. He has not made any outright gaffes, at least not yet, but 1 and 3 have proved a big problem. Now his little flavor-of-the-month boomlet is done. The real question now is whether he can avoid mistakes and keep enough shine to attract a VP invitation.
Ouch: Here's a very sharp quote from a betrayed congressional wife: