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Ferris Bueller and the Election Results(Comments Off)

November 14, 2013

If one assumes that Ferris Bueller was a second semester senior in the 1986 classic comedy hit “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’, today he would be 44 or 45. While Ferris would have never voted for Ronald Reagan, he was a child of the times as we all are children of our times. But who was […]

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Keep the Redskins’ Name

I was once told that the only bad thing about being a good sport is that you have to lose to prove it. So it is with democracy; you have to have the freedom to disagree to prove that it works. This brings me to the issue of the Washington Redskins. They are one of […]

Saxman’s 11 Rules for a Winning Campaign

By this point – EVERY YEAR – in Virginia, the electorate decides. Whether the electorate shows up or not determines the outcome. But the decisions have been made. We’re on final approach. Please make sure your seat backs and tray tables are in their locked and upright positions. This one could get bumpy. Post-Mortems will […]

The Media’s Over the Top Bias in the Virginia Governor’s Race

Even casual purveyors of the news readily concede there is liberal media bias.  But the spin in this past year’s media coverage of the Virginia Governor’s race has been over the top.  From local Virginia papers to the Washington Post; from PBS to Time to MSNBC, the verdict is in: Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli is […]


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