PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

"Five years ago today Al Gore phoned George Bush to formally concede the presidency. Since then the United States has suffered its worst ever terrorist attack, become embroiled in a disastrous foreign war and bungled the response to a natural catastrophe. So what is the Bush legacy after half a decade? Is he a ruthless Machiavellian or a bumbling puppet? A devout idealist or a cynical opportunist? A disaster or a mild disappointment? Here, six top American commentators - from the left and the right - deliver their verdicts."

Joel Achenbach on the Dan Froomkin issue at the Washington Post. (Bonus: follow-up and commentary.)

* NYTimes analysis finds the Bush plan full of uncertainties.
* Canadian prime minister tells White House to back off.
* President backs DeLay.
* Joel Achenbach on stopping the next killer flu.
* First pics of a mother squid caring for its young.
* Senator Proxmire, creator of the Golden Fleece awards, passed away.
* Television Writers Guild awards nominations announced.

Woman sues Warren Jeffs' fundamentalist polygamist cult.

Courtesy Iceman, classic London punk pics.
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