OMT One Man's Trash...from Norman Leahy

Monday, August 28, 2006 :::

The Turning of the Tide

The Zogby poll showing Jim Webb with a narrow lead over George Allen has gotten its share of notice around the blogs. And with good reason.

What looked early-on to be a rather ho-hum, lackluster campaign from both sides has turned into a genuine struggle -- at least on one level. Once Allen begins the airwar, the numbers may change significantly (I won't say which way because it's hard to say what those ads may contain. And as we all know, poorly drawn ads can sink a candidacy).

Until and unless Webb can counter what is sure to come, Allen will probably manage to salvage a narrow victory in November.

There is one fly in this ointment, however. The increasingly loud (though possibly overblown) rumblings on the right regarding property rights and the proposed National Heritage Area must be addressed immediately.

::: posted by Norman Leahy at 8/28/2006 0 comments


"You know what the fellow said: In Italy for 30 years under the Borgias they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed, but they also produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance. In Switzerland they had brotherly love -- they had 500 years of democracy and peace, and what did that produce? The cuckoo clock." -- Orson Welles, The Third Man

"The graveyards are full of indespensable men" -- Charles de Gaulle

"Oh, so Mother Nature needs a favor? Well maybe she should have thought of that when she was besetting us with droughts and floods and poison monkeys. Nature started the fight for survival and now she wants to quit because she's losing. Well I say, hard cheese!" -- Montgomery Burns

"Don't pretend that you know me...cause I don't even know myself" -- The Who

Powered by Blogger