| Sep 19, 2012
Bubba is back. As a word man, I was most impressed at the Democratic National Convention by Bill Clinton's skillful speech, much of it ad-libbed.
Even President Barack Obama seemed to suggest later that the former president did a better job of selling...
| Sep 19, 2012
What are the lessons learned from the Chicago Teachers Union strike and its battle with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, and what does the future look like going forward?
"This didn't have anything to do with the children; this was an adult fight," said the...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 9:55 PM
| Aug 25, 2012
| 6:18 PM
We should not get too excited or upset about anything we see on a football field before the start of the regular season, with the possible exception of the Democratic National Convention at the Panthers' stadium.
But it is a tad concerning that the...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 11:07 AM
"Pardon me," Richard Cahan said, leaning in to stop a young woman. She cast a sideways glance, not quite stopping, not quite moving on. "Can I ask what you think?" he said. "What you think as a viewer?"
It was a Tuesday morning, and we stood in a...
| Sep 25, 2012
Charisma counts. Former President Clinton proved it at the Democratic National Convention, and former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger proved it Monday at USC.
He received a standing ovation as he stepped onto the stage in an auditorium on campus for the start...
| Sep 26, 2012
A civil war is brewing within the Republican Party. It's a fight between two familiar factions: the party establishment versus the right-wingers.
Think back to the Anybody-But-Mitt movement that threw a succession of conservative front-runners in front...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 7:44 PM
A simmering rage was building, with South Florida rallies featuring celebrities wearing hoodies and high school kids holding up bags of Skittles. This was a month after Miami-Dade high school student Trayvon Martin was killed in Central Florida by...
| Jan 4, 2013
You can already hear the rumbling in the distance -- a train of noisy liberal Democrats barreling straight for the White House. They should arrive just in time for President Barack Obama’s second inauguration.
The president already has his hands...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 6:02 PM
In the greater context of world affairs, the scheduling problem that has put the Ravens and Orioles at odds this week doesn't really amount to a whole lot, but the public relations dust-up over what normally would be a non-descript Thursday night in early...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 10:26 AM
TALLAHASSEE – Charlie Crist 2.0 must answer a serious question before he becomes a serious alternative to presumed Democratic gubernatorial hopefuls like former CFO Alex Sink, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer or ex-Broward Sen. Nan Rich.
While he may...