Stories by Chris Bowers

Chris Bowers was a full-time editor at MyDD from May 2004 until June 2007. Some of his projects have included the creation of the Liberal Blog Advertising Network, the first scientifically random poll of progressive netroots activists, the Use It Or Lose It campaign, the nation's most accurate forecast of Democratic house pickups in 2006, and the 2006 Googlebomb the Elections campaign. subscribe to Chris Bowers's feed

Posted on: Apr 15, 2009, Source: Open Left

Who could've seen this one coming?

Posted on: Mar 19, 2009, Source: Open Left

The failure of a public-private bailout strategy.

Posted on: Mar 12, 2009, Source: Open Left

Just in case there was any doubt about which wing of the Democratic Party President Obama sides with, he put that to rest yesterday.

Posted on: Feb 27, 2009, Source: Open Left

The Iraq War will end.

Posted on: Feb 25, 2009, Source: Open Left

The public has shifted in favor of government intervention in the economy to the same degree it has shifted toward Democrats.

Posted on: Feb 19, 2009, Source: Open Left

The Blue Dogs are screwing with the Employee Free Choice Act.

Posted on: Feb 18, 2009, Source: Open Left

Don't discount the possibility that Social Security could actually be cut even under a Democratic trifecta.

Posted on: Feb 5, 2009, Source: Open Left

The Republican alternative to the stimulus was handily defeated along partisan lines.

Posted on: Dec 6, 2008, Source: Open Left

Of course, all of this is overshadowed by the RNC, which for some reason still has over $59 million in the bank.

Posted on: Nov 21, 2008, Source: Open Left

Although not as bad as keeping Gates as Secretary of Defense it would still be a very disappointing selection.

Posted on: Nov 20, 2008, Source: Open Left

There hasn't been a Democratic Defense Secretary since 1996. Why wouldn't Obama choose one now?

Posted on: Nov 17, 2008, Source: Open Left

The vote on Senator Lieberman's chairmanship will be held tomorrow.

Posted on: Nov 15, 2008, Source: Open Left

Much ado about Hillary Clinon and a bit about Bill Richardson.

Posted on: Oct 22, 2008, Source: Open Left

Here's why, when presented with a list of crappy choices, Pennsylvania is the best option for McCain.

Posted on: Oct 14, 2008, Source: Open Left

The macro political ramifications of a massive Democratic rout.

Posted on: Sep 29, 2008, Source: Open Left

When CEOs start talking like this.

Posted on: Aug 29, 2008, Source: Open Left

Palin on the position she has been nominated for " ... what is it exactly that the V.P. does every day?"

Posted on: Aug 19, 2008, Source: Open Left

Several nights of party messaging on several television channels really does change voter opinion.

Posted on: Aug 15, 2008, Source: Open Left

Rev. Rick Warren will ask both the candidates "heartland questions" this Saturday.

Posted on: Aug 13, 2008, Source: Open Left

"Cool stuff. Very useful and informative. I wish there were more open-ended polls like this."