November 3rd, 2006

Scorpion

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"Let me put this kindly: anyone who believes that Donald Rumsfeld has done a 'fantastic job' in Iraq is out of his mind. The fact that such a person is president of the United States is beyond disturbing. But then this is the man who told Michael Brown he was doing a 'heckuva job.' And, yes, our Iraq policy begins to look uncannily like the Katrina response."
-Andrew Sullivan

Whoah. "An international group of ecologists and economists warned yesterday that the world will run out of seafood by 2048 if steep declines in marine species continue at current rates." Words like "global collapse" scare me.

Grrr. Quietly, the administration fires the special auditor in Iraq.

"Now, in what may be the ultimate show of Karl Rovian chutzpah, Bush is righteously attacking Democrats for not having a plan to clean up the mess he himself made."

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Good reads: on the ground in Iraq, at an intersection nicknamed "Firecracker," and in Afghanistan, with the Royal Marines.

OK, the Kerry botched joke story was way overblown, but at least our troops in Iraq are having fun with it.