July 24th, 2008


man, a week of good reads

"You don't have to be a Washington policy wonk to notice that our government has ceased to function on many levels... The political candidates who will inherit Bush's mess need to be asked what they're going to do restore the government to working order."

Salon has a big article on exploring the administration's historic abuses of power, and how we can go about figuring out what happened, and how, and how to keep it from happening again.

"This is a political parable for the ages: the guy who was behind one of the knockout punches to John Kerry four years ago is now doing Democrats the biggest favor of the election by calling Republicans on their phony energy campaign."

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Neil Gaiman lists ten modern monsters.

The AV Club interviews Mike Mignola.