• I Really Hope Someone is Keeping a List Somewhere

    by  • June 19, 2008

    Another day, another case of ‘what the hell, are you kidding me!?!’… Today Senator Obama broke his pledge of public financing for his campaign and admitted that all that talk of NAFTA being “devastating” and “a big mistake,” was just silly campaign rhetoric that he didn’t mean. This is hope and change? We were...

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    Anybody there?

    by  • June 19, 2008

    Republicans and Democrats in Harmony! Senators and Representatives holding hands and skipping through a meadow! These mortal enemies have come together against a common foe: dead bodies in federal buildings. They also agree on the need to keep drug users out of federal daycare centers! Who knew it would be so easy to foster...

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    Todays Tidbits

    by  • June 18, 2008

    Lowlights On the Hill: Tomorrow, reps will vote on whether to give federal employees “equal” maternity leave as private workers, increasing the 12 unpaid week benefit to 8 weeks paid / 4 weeks unpaid (but can then use vacation days) for any federal employee that births a child, adopts a child, or gets a...

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    We HOPE you CHANGE your outfit

    by  • June 18, 2008

    In our campaign experience, there are few things more important to advance work than framing the shot. In other words, making sure the media that has come to your event gets the exact shot that you want shown on the evening news. So, we were particularly amused when we came upon this tidbit. Two...

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    Welcome to Third Base Politics

    by  • June 18, 2008

    Yep. The first post. I guess I’ll provide you an understanding of what we’ll be doing here at 3BP…. Our goal is to provide yet another perspective in the immeasurable world of opinion that is American politics. Fortunately, there is more than enough material to analyze, interpret and mock incessantly. We’ll try to update...

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