born writes: “In your Dec. 31, 2008, column you published my recommendation that Barack Obama take a college-level economics course. After reading parts of his recent budget proposal, I would like to reduce my recommendation to a basic course in arithmetic.” “McDonald’s and Starbucks are the yin and yang of franchise food and drink,” according to Paul Taylor of the Pew Research Center. Its new study finds that Americans frequenting the latter trendy coffee franchise are most likely leaning left.
“Ever heard the phrase ‘lattedrinking liberal’? Evidently, there’s something to it,” says Mr. Taylor. “Among self-described liberals, Starbucks carries the day, 46 percent to 33 percent. Among conservatives, McDonald’s prevails, 50 percent to 28 percent.” the great entertainers like Rush Limbaugh.”
During his speech in Washington, the Nebraska Republican said: “You know, I wish Rush Limbaugh and others like that would run for office,” sarcastically opining that such pundits “have so much to contribute and so much leadership and they have an answer for everything.”
But in reality, the senator continued, Mr. Limbaugh and other conservative mouthpieces like him “try to rip everyone down and make fools of everybody, but they don’t have any answers.”