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: Aug 12, 2008, Source: Open Left

What a great pick Gen. Wes Clark would be.

Posted on: Aug 11, 2008, Source: Open Left

Copying your report on a subject directly from an encyclopedia is something most people are encouraged to stop doing in, oh, about the sixth grade.

Posted on: Aug 8, 2008, Source: Open Left

So, instead of mocking them, perhaps I should be worried about their growing online activist army. Just kidding.

Posted on: Aug 1, 2008, Source: Open Left

If Clinton had submitted her name for nomination, it would have brought up the whole "Democrats divided" narrative again.

Posted on: Jul 30, 2008, Source: Open Left

Virginia Gov. Timothy M. Kaine has "told close associates that he has had 'very serious' conversations with Obama."

Posted on: Jun 4, 2008, Source: Open Left

Here are the four keys to Obama's victory.

Posted on: Jun 2, 2008, Source: Open Left

Cutting through the spin in the popular vote count.

Posted on: May 27, 2008, Source: Open Left

Is Barr McCain's Perot?

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

The Republicans are hoping to co-opt the Democratic message to stem their losses in November.

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

The Hill asks 97 Senators whether or not they would accept an offer to be their party's Vice Presidential nominee.

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

In what ways is the contemporary progressive movement directly altering the way people interact with major institutions in our society?

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

Bill Clinton grabs at straws.

Posted on: Apr 8, 2008, Source: Open Left

Is there anything for us to "win" in Iraq?

Posted on: Apr 3, 2008, Source: Open Left

It appears that Obama is imminently poised to take the superdelegate lead even before Pennsylvania.

Posted on: Mar 25, 2008, Source: Open Left

Do we really need to be telling other people where they are praying? Is that a pandora's box we really want to open in this country?

Posted on: Mar 24, 2008, Source: Open Left

We have become death, the destroyer of worlds. There is nothing we could ever do in Iraq that will be worth these costs.

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

The story has obviously hurt Obama in the polls on at least a temporary basis, and even may have hurt his chances of ever becoming President.

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

The idea that war spending is bad for the economy is also, brilliantly enough, exactly the message we need to win in 2008

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

Her campaign needs to adopt thus damaging rhetoric, but that is not the same thing as asking her to drop out.

Posted on: Mar 11, 2008, Source: Open Left

Barack Obama takes 91% of the black vote and a 22 point lead over Hillary Clinton with 98% of the vote in.