Meghan McCain: talkin’ ’bout my dirty sexy generation

As a Generation Y GOP member, Meghan’s outspoken criticism of the rigidity of the Republican party has earned her both eager fans and a reputation as a political pariah.

| Staff Columnist

Hell hath no fury like a party scorned

Nobody likes losing something that they really want, and sometimes they react in ways that are self-destructive. High school guys lose friendships over a girl that both want to take to prom. The unchosen one gets bitter and grows to hate both the guy and the girl even after he no longer cares about prom. Too often, we sabotage those who beat us out of spite to make ourselves feel better, but what happens when something bigger than a friendship is at stake?

Daniel Fishman | Staff Columnist

The work

I’m writing this having come from a speech by Karl Rove, held in Graham Chapel Monday night.  I don’t know what I was expecting, but the man manages to instill an even deeper sense of dread in person than he does on TV. Honestly, watching him talk is like watching a python feed.  So to […]

Students on both sides can learn from Rove

Karl Rove’s appearance on campus a mere 27 hours before the polls closed in Missouri was, whether you enjoyed it or not, a useful educational exercise, not just for the College Republicans who invited him, but for democrats, independents and undecided students. Judging by the line of students stretching beyond the Business School waiting to […]

McCain Defeated, late-night world looks on in sadness

This is a terrible turn of events, nation. Although all the polls seemed to indicate otherwise, in our hearts we true Americans knew McCain would somehow emerge victorious. A McCain victory would have meant four more years of political gaffes, poor judgment, disdain of diplomacy and hypocritical press statements; in short, four more years of […]

McCain defeated, late-night world looks on in sadness

College freshmen won a great victory last night. Although many may not know it, John McCain’s defeat of Barrack Obama is a boon for the “stoned-slacker set,” as Papa Bear O’Reilly refers to us. Wash U freshmen will enjoy a full four years of top-notch latenight comedy. Have you been watching Comedy Central lately? Then […]

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