Tuesday, October 26, 2004

THINKING AHEAD Why exactly has Bush campaign senior advisor Tucker Eskew started a blog, just days before the election?

A way to fill time between TV appearances? A chance to explore his little-known interest in music criticism?

Or is it instead a savvy career move by a partisan pessimistic about Bush's chances--a way to both launch the next phase of his professional life and establish "first-mover advantage" over the soon-to-be-unemployed Matthew Dowds and Ken Mehlmans of the world?

CONTRAPOSITIVE is edited by Dan Aibel. Dan's a playwright. He lives in New York City.