Kentucky Democratic Primary

Posted by Katherine | Monday, May 19th, 2008

Tomorrow is Kentucky's (and Oregon's) chapter in the Democratic primary saga. Iris, who works on webby stuff for a public library in Paducah, Kentucky, was really excited to go to a Clinton rally in nearby Mayfield. There she spotted this truck reflecting the crowd: [circulating / Flickr] Nicholas Stevens, a political science ...

Montana Republican Caucus

Posted by Katherine | Friday, April 18th, 2008

Driving in to Bozeman [meganpru / Flickr] An anonymous moderate Republican student at Bozeman High in Montana attended the local Republican caucus on Super Tuesday. He/she may be voting for the first time this year but is already an astute observer of the way primaries can play to polarized voters (hat ...

Chinese Opinion

Posted by Katherine | Monday, April 7th, 2008

Whether or not you believe China's trajectory puts it on track to rival the US as a world power, there's no question that we're bound together economically. It's natural that Chinese should take an interest in the US election; we in turn might want to know what they make of ...

Monday Memory of Mike

Posted by Katherine | Monday, March 24th, 2008

Since it's Monday, a dose of lightness. Mike Huckabee's been out of the race for a few weeks now, so think of this also as a final salute to his candidacy. Sarolta Cump, one of our new co-curators -- who will all be introducing themselves soon -- found this video. ...

Farewell, Fair Tax

Posted by Katherine | Wednesday, March 5th, 2008

[trialkat / Flickr] This picture by trialkat was taken at a Fair Tax rally in Jacksonville, FL, where Mike Huckabee played his bass. The boy is holding a dollar bill autographed by Huckabee, and the photo seemed a fitting adieu to the candidate, who, after last night's primaries, conceded the GOP ...