PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

"News outlets are increasingly challenging false or questionable claims by the McCain campaign, whether it's the ad accusing Obama of supporting sex-ed for kindergartners (the Illinois legislation clearly describes 'age-appropriate' programs) or Palin's repeated boast that she stopped the Bridge to Nowhere (after she had supported it, and after Congress had effectively killed the specific earmark). The McCain camp has already accused the MSM of trying to 'destroy' the governor of Alaska. So any challenge to her record or her veracity can now be cast as the product of an oh-so-unfair press."

Five indisputable facts worth remembering today.

* "A culture of ethical failure": epic-level corruption at the Interior Department.
* Should we move it from a war on terror to a police action on terror?
* Always a good read: LiveOnline transcript with Dan Froomkin.
* Iraq cancels six no-bid contracts with American oil companies.
* Yeah, about that border fence...
* "The attacks pushed America's parties in roughly opposite, dangerous directions. The center has failed to reel them back in."
* Electoral shenanigans in Mississippi.

Damn straight: "The bishops argued that preserving the right of gays and lesbians to marry would enhance the 'Christian values' of monogamy, love and commitment."

As a companion piece to their New Cult Canon series, the AV Club presents the Old Cult Canon.

Tags: 2008, movies, news, quotes

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