Posts Tagged ‘ US election 2012 ’

Nov 6, 2012 : “Whither goest thou, America, in thy shiny car in the night?”

Nov 7th, 2012 | By | Category: In Brief

TORONTO, CANADA. NOVEMBER 7, 2012. 2 AM ET. I woke this morning to cp24 TV (well, strictly speaking, now it’s yesterday morning I guess). And I heard that nothing we think up here in the Canadian attic about the US election will make it through the bubble of the American consciousness. (Which is no doubt […]

Will Bloomberg’s climate-change endorsement be the straw that breaks the Romney campaign’s back?

Nov 1st, 2012 | By | Category: In Brief

Even with only five more days to go, it’s hard not to agree with Abigael Evans of Colorado, who is “tired of Bronco Bama and Mitt Romney.”Â  (And then, we read in the same coverage : “At the Al Smith dinner earlier this month, even President Barack Obama joked that ‘sometimes it feels like this […]

Maybe Barack Obama will have to settle for next PM of Canada (or is he just the Democrats’ new comeback kid)?

Oct 12th, 2012 | By | Category: In Brief

[UPDATED OCTOBER 14, 15]. People have been asking me, “do you still think President Barack Obama is the biggest thing that’s happened in American history in your lifetime (as I wrote back on September 9), now that the results of the first presidential debate are in?” I have just read my September 9 meanderings over […]

Why I think President Barack Obama is the biggest thing that’s happened in American history in my lifetime

Sep 9th, 2012 | By | Category: In Brief

You can’t deny that a lot of people these days are disappointed in US President Barack Obama – including some who really were enthused about him four years ago. I personally have friends, in both the United States and in Canada, where I live myself, who have told me they feel this way. It is […]

“The Old Man and the Seat” – Jon Stewart shows Democracy in America is not dead yet ..

Sep 2nd, 2012 | By | Category: In Brief

According to Greg Mitchell’s Pressing Issues report this past Friday, August 31, 3012 : “Jon Stewart’s opening segment on rare Friday night edition of ‘The Daily Show’ was single best shot at RNC [ie the Republican National Convention] on any cable or network show this week.  Yes, covered Clint – ‘The Old Man and the […]