For a while there the presidential race seemed pleasantly nostalgic. We read about where the Kerry bus stopped, where Bush spoke, which towns the two almost met in. You felt like breaking out the apple pie and singing a few patriotic anthems.
Democratic Senator Zell Miller's electrifying speech at the Republican convention may overshadow the fact that another well-known Democrat -- New York's former mayor, Ed Koch -- has also crossed party lines to support and campaign for President George W. Bush.
Q: So, you've been away. What was the main story while you were out of the loop?
Vice presidential candidate John Edwards said last weekend that a Kerry administration would propose a "grand bargain with Iran," allowing that nation to keep its nuclear power plants only if it agreed to not retain nuclear fuel for bomb-making.
With Reaganesque optimism, a vision of muscular Republicanism, and a ringing endorsement of President George W. Bush, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger delivered a stunningly effective speech at the Republican convention in New York Tuesday night.
Alan Keyes has upset the liberal game plan to crown Illinois State Rep. Barack Obama, a Democrat, as the new leader of blacks in America.
On the 11th we awoke to the sort of sudden 42 degrees that drives one deeper under the covers and inspires a lassitude about even getting out of bed.