Saturday, September 13, 2008

TODAY'S NEWS HEADLINES for INDEPENDENT VOTERS

CAMPAIGN
  • Obama, the postmodernist (In the Illinois senator’s world, words have no fixed meaning, and truth is often just a matter of perspective. (By Jonah Goldberg, USA Today)
  • New Jersey Poll Released by Fairleigh Dickinson: Barack Obama 47%, John McCain 41% (Transworld News)

LOCAL POLITICS
  • Party Crashers (Gotham Gazette/The Wonkster) A look at how the DP county committee works in New York City
  • Hatch Act rules against politicking more lenient for feds, observers say (Gov Exec.com) Push to allow federal employees to run in nonpartisan elections in small cities

BOOK REVIEW
American Roots -- Review of The Hemmingses of Monticello, An American Family by Annette Gordon-Reed (Washington Post) The story of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemmings

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