Posts Tagged ‘ fiorina ’

Truthiness Stages a Comeback

Sep 21st, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Opinion

The main thrust of the McCain campaign has been to cover up his history of economic malpractice. Senator McCain has largely pulled it off so far, under the guidance of Steve Schmidt, a Karl Rove protégé. A Rovian political strategy by definition means all slime, all the time. But the more crucial Rove game plan is to envelop the entire presidential race in a thick fog of truthiness.



‘Barbies for War!’

Sep 17th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Opinion

Carly Fiorina, the woman John McCain sent out to defend Sarah Palin and rip anyone who calls her a tabula rasa on foreign policy and the economy, admitted Tuesday that Palin was not capable of running Hewlett-Packard. That’s pretty damning coming from Fiorina, who also was not capable of running Hewlett-Packard.



Looking for Swing Votes in the Boardroom

Aug 17th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Election 2008

Lining up the support of CEOs and their small-business brethren offers both candidates a chance to bolster their economic credentials while sending voters the message that they’re ready to be the nation’s chief executive. The courtship goes both ways. For executives, a smooth working relationship with the White House is essential.