PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

Analysis: "A year ago, the president said we couldn't withdraw because there was too much violence. Now he says we can't afford to withdraw because violence is down."

On misleading numbers from the government on Iraq.

Details emerge on the raid on the Jeffs compound in Texas. More from the Post here.

* Dana Milbank notes its not just the goalposts that are moving. Howard Kurtz found the whole thing completely predictable.
* Good read: Abu Aardvark with an interesting report on post-surge Iraq.
* Trickle-down effect: the IMF slashes its forecast for growth in the world economy.
* On the ground and behind the scenes of the surge, a reporter shares his views.
* Examining the opposing foreign policy teams of Clinton and Obama.
* Dick Polman thinks the Penn issue is more of a question of Clinton's judgment.
* American grounds hundreds of flights for emergency maintenance, the latest mass delay hitting passengers. (Sorry, meant to say 850 more. My bad!) (UPDATE: over 1,000!)
* Is Satan in the architecture in DC?

Why I love The Daily Mirror: hey, it's those minor characters from L.A. Confidential!

Tags: 2008, easy sell, news, quotes

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