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The Power Grid Archive

July 21, 2008
McCain’s Hillary Problem

He’s running her same campaign. And she lost.

June 2, 2008
The Catch

Both McCain and Obama are looking at Mayor Bloomberg for V.P. because he’s rich, Jewish, and with a head for business. What’s not to like?

May 19, 2008
What Is the What If?

Ten thought experiments exploring the possibility of Hillary Clinton, nominee.

April 25, 2008
Changing the Changeling

Obama’s first iteration was coolly post-ideological. But one lesson of Pennsylvania is that, against McCain, he’ll have to embrace his inner partisan.

April 28, 2008
Econobamanomic Theory

To build a Democratic future, Barack Obama needs to borrow from Bill Clinton’s past.

April 7, 2008
Who’ll Stop the Pain?

Gore and Edwards may have the most party clout. But there’s only one person Hillary will finally listen to. Her name isn’t Bill.

March 24, 2008
A Pants-Down Primer

Why did Eliot Spitzer go down so quickly, while Bill Clinton managed to hang on indefinitely? A tale of two zipper problems.

March 3, 2008
End and Endgame

How can she win? Actually, the more important question may be: How does she lose?

February 25, 2008
The Meme Prisoner

In the press, Hillary has been trapped by her own story, whereas Obama has been freed by his.

February 18, 2008
Obama's Path

From where he stands, he can see his way to the nomination. But is he tough enough to get there?