Archive of Articles for December, 2010

Obama's New Theme: A Sputnik Moment

[ Posted Monday, December 6th, 2010 – 17:56 UTC ]

President Obama gave a speech today in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Billed as a speech on the economy, it may provide an early forecast of what is likely to be the overarching theme of Obama's State Of The Union speech next month. While this speech has not gotten a whole lot of attention so far, one phrase of it is garnering some mild interest: the idea that America is experiencing a "Sputnik moment." What remains to be seen is whether this talking point is going to catch on and become an actual Democratic narrative next year. It certainly is worth mentioning, due to the almost complete lack of any Democratic narrative these days. Whether it inspires the public's imagination, though, is an even tougher row to hoe.

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Friday Talking Points [148] -- Aliens Landing?

[ Posted Friday, December 3rd, 2010 – 17:42 UTC ]

So the good news this week was apparently that giant mutant space monsters are not, in fact, about to arrive and (assumably) enslave humankind and eat our children for snacks.

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Our Holiday Fundraiser Kicks Off!

[ Posted Thursday, December 2nd, 2010 – 18:02 UTC ]

For your viewing enjoyment this year, we introduce... (drumroll, please...):



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Obama Poll Watch -- November, 2010

[ Posted Wednesday, December 1st, 2010 – 15:50 UTC ]

President Obama just had his most stable month ever in the public opinion polls. This month also caps off a truly remarkable year of polling stability for Obama.

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