May 23rd, 2006


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"The right has long sought to portray Karl Rove as a genius; and the paranoid left has been only too happy to go along. My own view is that he's always been a dreadful political strategist. We don't have to wait for a GOP bloodbath this fall to see it."
-Andrew Sullivan

Extremism is not part of Islamic law.

Ouch. So if the war is going so well, why is the Voice of America in Bagdhad bureau still closed?

BAGnewsNotes on the new Iraqi government.

'How to lose the House in two years.'

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Tom Shales on Stephen King's Desperation.

I heard it on NPR: Leonard Cohen's 'Book of Longing'