According to those wacky socialist-communist infidels at DailyKos.com, John McCain will swing by Blountville, Tennessee, today for a campaign rally, indicating that the GOP is having last-second doubts about carrying the Volunteer State, due to massive early voting in Shelby and Davidson counties.
Regarding Tennessee law: “It’s pretty strong, and there’s absolutely no question that I’ve got to approve the budget. If the budget doesn’t balance, I can bring it into balance. There’s no question I can raise taxes."
It had been a feel-good Democratic rally in Whitehaven last Sunday replete with rah-rahs and collective self-congratulations and nifty munchables and a laundry list of party politicians pleased to be there when it came city councilman Myron Lowery's time to speak ...
Read Jackson Baker's take on next week's elections -- national, state, and local -- in Politics.
In a conference call with Tennessee reporters on Thursday, U.S. Senator Bob Corker, an original critic of the bailout measure as first proposed by Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, outlined the changes in the bill that turned him around (and some that he still doesn't like).