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03 January 2008 @ 01:53 pm
I'm full of news these days  
Joel Achenbach predicts New Hampshire and Iowa. Joe Klein reports on the candidates' final stumping.

Q&A: 'Why Iowa? And what's a caucus, anyway?' Added bonus: why a caucus is a bad idea.

* Eyewitness reports from on the ground in Nairobi.
* Joe Klein with a tale of two Romneys. Ouch.
* Representative Lantos will not run for re-election.
* "It's easy to reduce all of what is wrong with American journalism to the near industrywide ban on booze in the newsroom. So I will."
* "He's the rock star of ramen."
* Casting: naming Storm Shadow for G.I.Joe, and an, uh, interesting choice for Star Trek.
* Author of the 'Flashman' series George MacDonald Fraser passed away.
* David Letterman presents the top ten demands of the striking writers.

rshackleford: shyeahrshackleford on January 3rd, 2008 06:55 pm (UTC)
Euphemism of the day, considering it's about Huckabee's campaign manager:

He may have made a fatal error in hiring Ed Rollins, not just because Rollins is a pugilist, but because Rollins has an uncontrollable compulsion to tell reporters how the sausage is made.

(I'm imagining air quotes around "sausage".)

Edited at 2008-01-03 06:56 pm (UTC)
PMMJ: Newscheetahmaster on January 3rd, 2008 08:25 pm (UTC)
"Chatman became the 15th inmate from Dallas County since 2001 to be freed by DNA testing. That is more than any other county nationwide."
nazgulpseudotheist on January 3rd, 2008 08:50 pm (UTC)
Heh, Snake Eyes is possibly the perfect role for Ray Park...