PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

"I think we've reached a point where much of the country has tuned out Bush. The people who like him and the people who dislike him aren't changing their minds. The people who support the war and the people who think it's a total disaster are dug into their positions... Bush is in the unenviable position of saying much the same thing day after day, which is why he's not breaking through."
-Howard Kurtz

"Bush tried to explain. But in the end, what he provided was yet another example of what others see - and he doesn't. That would be reality."
-Dan Froomkin

The administration has funneled at least $157 million in taxpayer money to groups that support its agenda on social issues.

Jeff Greenfield examines election predictions and the war.

* Howard Kurtz and Dan Froomkin on the reactions to yesterday's press conference. Also, Dana Milbank gives his insightful review of the proceedings.
* A reality check on the current state of Bush's prime example: Tall Afar. Plus more fact checks from Senate Democrats, and one by Dick Polman.
* BAGnewsNotes with images from the press conference. The Post still approves of the press conference itself.
* Frank Hames on Bush's inadequate answers to the public.
* Eta declared a permanent ceasefire. (Bonus: BBC Eta FAQ.)
* Howard Kurtz on the press turning on McCain.
* Tom Toles on Bush's predictions.
* Hidden emergency provisions from the Cold War found under bridge in NYC.

"This berserk little B-movie is obviously the greatest zombie flick ever set in an experimental women's prison."

Today's comic book history: the original swamp monster hero.

Today's animated icon: ten ways Dick Cheney can kill you.

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