A few months ago, before the election, a judge and I were talking about the presidential candidates (a discussion made easier by our complete and total agreement on our preference) and I asked her whether she had read Obama’s memoir “Dreams From My Father”. She hadn’t.

Oh you must, I insisted. The only downside is realizing that

"If [the media] convince enough voters that that is negative campaigning, for me to call Barack Obama out on his associations, then I don’t know what the future of our country would be in terms of First Amendment rights and our ability to ask questions without fear of attacks by the mainstream media."

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Watched HBO’s Recount last night with my wife and sister-in-law, and thought about blogging on it.

Basically, it’s too painful to write about. Of course, there was no realistic recourse for the parts like 20,000 non-felons purged from the voting rolls – oh, who just so happened to be likely big D Democratic voters.

Several times

My rough transcription – but possibly accurate, I rewound several times – from Obama’s Tuesday night victory speech:

[McCain’s] plan to win in November appears to come from the very same playbook that his side has used time after time and election after election.

Yes, we know what’s coming. I’m not naive. We’ve already seen it.

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