March 16th, 2006


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"How can Bush still argue for attacking another country based on his suspicions about their intentions - when the first time he tried it, his public case turned out to be so utterly specious?... Winning support for the application of a doctrine of preemption requires enormous credibility. It requires public trust in intelligence and motives. And that trust isn't there."
-Dan Froomkin

"In truth, things have slipped so far downhill in Iraq that it's hard to say what our goals are, much less whether or not we're in a position to meet them."
-Matthew Yglesias

"Is political persuasion mostly useless? Is the percentage of people essentially immune to rational argument about political things increasing?"
-Dick Meyer

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Bishops allow meat this Friday.

"That's the real question: What do you do to stir attendance, to get people in theaters?"