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David McKenna is a long-time journalist and fiction writer (no, they're not the same thing!) living in Philadelphia.

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Diaries published: 23 (397 days since last diary on Fri Apr 04, 2014 at 01:09 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 98 (397 days since last comment on Fri Apr 04, 2014 at 01:09 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 216

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: Promoting the 1st annual Chris Christie 100-Yard Walk, 27 comments, 27 recommends

People Following David McKenna: 8

David McKenna's Most Recent Diaries:

What would Alexis de Tocqueville think of democracy in America in 2014? How would Thomas Jefferson describe it? I doubt that either man would know what to make of the fact that one mind-numbingly ...
by David McKenna
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Apr 04, 2014 at 01:09 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Here's my theory: Rick Perry was in New York City once and saw grownups wearing rain gear and riding on big red trucks and hooking up hoses every time a measly block of houses caught fire. And he ...
by David McKenna
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Sep 07, 2011 at 10:05 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
For months Obama loyalists at places like Daily Kos have argued against the evidence of their own senses. They insisted critics were wrong to call the president weak and rudderless. They remained ...
by David McKenna
Comment Count 52 comments on Mon Aug 01, 2011 at 12:07 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
If political betrayals were base hits, Barack Obama would be approaching the record for hits in most consecutive games. This week he kept the streak going by not nominating Elizabeth Warren to head ...
by David McKenna
Comment Count 57 comments on Thu Jul 21, 2011 at 11:48 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Here's Paul Krugman last week in The New York Times , urging Barack Obama "to draw a line in the sand" regarding ...
by David McKenna
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat Jul 09, 2011 at 11:27 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
You may have noticed that more and more social critics are looking at the future and seeing very few smiley faces. Here'...
by David McKenna
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Jul 08, 2011 at 01:19 PM PDT with 6 Recommends

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