PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,
PMMJ
cheetahmaster

Many top reads

Impressive mega-profile: The Making (and Remaking) of McCain. A treasure trove of behind-the-scenes tales of the changing narrative.

And a close contender, by David Frum: "There are many ways to lose a presidential election. John McCain is losing in a way that threatens to take the entire Republican Party down with him. "

Frank Rich on racism and the race.

CAN'T TRUST THAT DAY:
* Why Al Qaeda endorses McCain.
* Good analysis: once marching in lockstep, the 'conservative commentariat' now faces a divergence of direction.
* In related news, there's also trouble brewing in the world of pirate re-enactors, as the historical types face up to the brave new world of Jack Sparrows.
* How Europe handled the economic crisis better than America.
* Pandora's helix: new hopes for tomorrow and fears for the future as prenatal DNA testing becomes more powerful.
* Coping with Jefferson's slavery legacy, and what it says about our country.
* "The fashion for flaunting one's underwear may have more to do with conspicuous consumption than a decline in decency."

Tags: news, quotes, scary technology, science!
Subscribe

  • lurching towards a finale

    2014 IN REVIEW: * Looking back: did anyone predict the foreign policy crises of the year ahead of time? * "The 10 Worst Civil Liberties Violations…

  • on the end of Serial season one

    "But the real pull of the show wasn't the promise of solving the mystery, it was seeing just how thick and convoluted the mystery became. Listening…

  • today's top read

    "I don't know what to do with good white people."

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 1 comment