Archive for the 'Politics' Category

Six Nicknames for French Presidents & Presidential Candidates

May 7th, 2007

Yesterday’s presidential election in France featured two opponents who, despite their differences, actually have a few interesting things in common: both were born after World War II; neither previously held the office of prime minister or president (a first for a presidential candidate since the 1970s); and both have pithy and sound bite ready nicknames. […]

2008 United States Presidential Candidates

February 19th, 2007

In honor of Presidents’ Day, here is the current list of Democratic, Green, Libertarian, and Republican candidates for the 2008 US presidential election. For the list of Independent candidates, consult Wikipedia. Note: This list includes only the official candidates, and not potential candidates who may join the race at a later date. Democrats: Joe Biden […]

18 Potential Acronyms for the Democrats

December 15th, 2006

A long time ago the Republican Party gained the nickname “GOP,” which is usually understood as an acronym for “Grand Old Party,” although there have been exceptions to this. I think it’s time that the Democrats had their own handy acronym, and I’ve listed some potential ones below. I offer this list in a spirit […]