The group blog of The New Republic
March 21, 2007
If this was November and YouTube was the voting system, we would probably have a new president by a landslide. Since announcing their candidacies, almost all of the 2008 Democratic presidential hopefuls have established YouTube channels, and, based on the number of views of each channel, the primary race is going to be an easy one: Obama is in the lead with over 600,000 views, while Hillary is a distant second with 51,000.
Today, we unveil the debut episode of "What's Your Problem?"--a web-only TV face-off between Peter Beinart and the National Review's Jonah Goldberg. Watch the first installment--about John Edwards and the Nevada primary debate--here.
--Adam B. Kushner
Did you know that the BBC "champion[s] the imperialist interests of the British and the Americans?"
Neither did I.
Watch the interview. A colleague calls it "amazing." That's one word for it.
March 20, 2007
Don't ever let it be said that wealthy donors have big egos. These guys decided that Hillary Clinton, and not Barack Obama, should be President of the United States based on a few unreturned phone calls.