The Michigan Journal, student newspaper of the University of Michigan, takes a look at The Political Machine 2008. It's a really great review of the game, and here is a quick excerpt:
"Political junkies will appreciate the realism and challenge of this game. It mimics the difficulties of winning a national election pretty closely. The Web site where you can download this game has political discussion boards for the players to hammer out the ideal of their party together, adding to the realism of running in the national election. The trials and tribulations of your character are all too familiar as we slog on through another national election. The game makes the past year seem like a fun challenge, rather than the wearing mess it can be. It let's you become another cog in our political machine. "
Read the full article at the Michigan Journal.