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Hillary’s historic achievement?

"Obama has never shown proper regard for a campaign she (Hillary) believes was as historic an achievement as his," according to an article in Time. It is a zero…

Would Wesley Clark running for Vice President help Obama deal with Sen. “McNasty”?

If Obama decides it would be helpful to have someone running with him who could play bad cop to his good cop in dealing with the septegenarian juvenile delinquent McCain…

Hillary Clinton as Obama V.P. choice?

What if McCain's recent gains in the polls continue over the next few weeks and analysts consider this a trend? What if it looks like Hillary Clinton, despite the obvious…

Emotion vs. intellect in the Obama netroots

I see an amazing phenomenon on political websites. McCain supporters are ignoring or dismissing his missteps, while Obama supporters are reacting as if his are unforgivable transgressions.…

Idealization of Obama: The higher the pedestal the harder they fall

This is a column about the psychology of idealization and how it effects our feelings and our opinions about others when they disappoint us: case in point Barack Obama. His…

McCain, asked about Viagra and birth control pills, couldn’t get it up

The eight seconds of McCain's deer in the headlights expression when asked what he thought about some insurance companies paying for Viagra but not for birth control pills was classic…

Obama should embrace McCain’s flip-flops as flexible

The accusation that one's opponent is a flip-flopper has become a campaign staple. Obama's soaring rhetoric of change has opened him to such charges from his more liberal supporters as…

Obama and McCain and the show biz of talking tough on terrorism

Much is being made of the only electability strength John McCain seems to hold over Obama, that is, the belief he is stronger on homeland security. I have little doubt…

Obama’s a Muslim, McCain will keep us safer from terrorism, and there are ghosts in Middleboro Town Hall.

If gullibility was indicated by back stripes America would look like a zebra. We are not a particularly skeptical nation. We tend to believe what we're told by our authority…

With McCain voters should consider odds of Alzheimer’s as they should with any candidate

The fact of the matter is that as we age, the chances of developing Alzheimer's disease increase. There are relatively simple, if time consuming, psychological tests to increase the accuracy…