The Cone of Silliness

Posted by Paul Anderson | Monday, August 18, 2008 @ 10:30 PM

Oh yeah, it’s the silly season all right.

Exhibit A: Allegations roiled the blogosphere and talk radio today that Saddleback Church Pastor Rick Warren gave John McCain a crib sheet for Saturday’s forum.


Back from Saddleback

Posted by Paul Anderson | Saturday, August 16, 2008 @ 11:54 PM

OK, so I’m back from Pastor Rick Warren’s Saddleback presidential forum featuring John McCain and Barack Obama and I’m bushed. Get it? Uh, never mind. Maybe I’m a bit punchy after listening to the two senators for the past couple of hours and surfing madly through my notes to give you a column in Sunday’s paper on the forum.


McCain and immigration at Saddleback forum

Posted by Paul Anderson | Saturday, August 16, 2008 @ 8:39 PM

Pastor Rick Warren is asking the candidates identical questions, so when he asked McCain about an example of going against his party and personal interests as a lawmaker McCain predictably referred to climate control, “out of control spending” and torture, but he never talked about his attempt to craft immigration reform with Sen. Ted Kennedy.

An oversight in the quick exchange or a deliberate dodge? That’s up to you decide.

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