Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Debate Camp: Day 1

Sarah Palin is locked away on John McCain's Sedona ranch,preparing day and night for Thursday's VP debate. Here's a peak into how it's going.

Monday, September 29, 2008

Debate Party: McCain/Obama Round 1

The first of the Presidential debates kicked off Friday, as did the first of the Debate Porridge debate viewing parties. Here's what a beer driven, pizza filled Debate Porridge crowd thought of it all.

Thursday, September 25, 2008

Blaine on McCain

Suspended high above Central Park, David Blaine has some thoughts on John McCain's latest move to suspend his campaign and postpone Friday's debate. A few words... from one stunt man to another.

Super McCain Resets Campaign

John McCain suspended his campaign today to return to Washington and has asked debates be postponed, if not canceled all together. This political theater reminds us of another favorite scene of ours.

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

McCain Meets MacGyver

John McCain has been called a liar over and over again for ads and statements that distort, stretch and even fly in the face of the truth. He may fool voters, but not MacGyver.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Palin & The Press: Broadcast News

Much has been made about Sarah Palin's lack of press access, especially for her world leader meetings this week at the U.N. Debate Porridge thinks a newsy 80's movie might have something to do with all of this.

Monday, September 22, 2008

February 7, 2009: President McCain Radio Address

Debate Porridge listens in on a possible future CSPAN radio address from John McCain.

Friday, September 19, 2008

Political Reading Rainbow: Obama: Promise & Hope

Debate Porridge presents Political Reading Rainbow, where real kids give their reviews of political literature. Leah Rubinstein reviews Barack Obama: Son of Promise, Child of Hope by Nikki Grimes.

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Voter Purging: Talk to Beverly

Debate Porridge investigates stories of voter purging from the rolls with a call to the Ohio Board of Elections. Why are voting machines changing names? How do you vote if you've lost your home? Nancy and Beverly tell it all to Debate Porridge.

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Political Reading Rainbow: My Dad, John McCain

Debate Porridge presents Political Reading Rainbow. Nine year old Leah Rubinstein reviews Meghan McCain's children's book about her father, John McCain.

Monday, September 15, 2008

Gekko Lectures Atamanuik

Gordon Gekko explains the Lehman Brothers crash (and America)to Anthony.

Friday, September 12, 2008

Sarah Palin: Dog Crap

Charlie Gibson's interview with Sarah Palin last night was not nearly as tough as when she faced Steve Wilkos this morning re: some domestic matters at home.

Thursday, September 11, 2008

I Blog New York

On this seven year anniversary of September 11th, Debate Porridge honors the city we all blog so much.

Wednesday, September 10, 2008


McCain calls Obama sexist for remarks he himself has made. UPDATE: 9/10: McCain has been forced to pull ad from TV for copyright infringement from CBS (image of Katie Couric). Ad still playing on McCain's website.


American Idol, Jordin Sparks takes a hot election issue to a relevant crowd at this year's VMAs.

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

RNC Minute

Debate Porridge compresses 2 1/2 days of the Republican National Convention into the RNC Minute.

DNC Minute

Debate Porridge compresses 3 days of the Democratic National Convention into the DNC Minute.

US Election Open

Obama volleys Palin's recent hits at the US Open.