A front page story in today’s New York Times wonders whether Hillary Clinton’s flagging run for the presidency is “a historic if incomplete triumph or a depressing reminder of why few [women] pursue high office in the first place.” I have regularly criticized Clinton over the course of her campaign (and long before it, starting with her vote to authorize the war), but there is no question that she has forever altered the way women running for president will be viewed from here on out. Consider that she has raised over $170 million, frequently winning more favorable reviews on debate performances than her male rivals, rallying older women, and persuading white male voters who were never expected to support her.” …WOW!
Archive for May 19th, 2008
Recount, the political drama, set to premiere this Sunday on HBO tells the story of the botched Florida election that put George Bush in the White House and introduced the world to the butterfly ballot and the hanging chad causing the month-long scandal that made Florida, and the US, an international laughing-stock.
Myanmar, a country whose troubles has been have been exacerbated by its ruling junta and their reluctance to allow the rest of the world to assist its citizens after Cyclone Nargis slammed it shores the first week of May, leaving more than 60,000 dead or missing. Even though much has been reported by the worldâ€™s mainstream media (MSM), the country and what actually goes on within its borders still remains vague and secretive. For that and other reasons, The Lang Report has chosen to elaborate on its troubled history which has been amplified by both natural and man-made disasters