PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,
PMMJ
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"You know the administration's argument: We are slowly making progress in Iraq, but the media are so fixated on car bombs and suicide attacks they never get around to reporting that. I would suggest this line is growing dated. The war has aroused a growing number of critics who have nothing to do with the MSM and can't by any stretch be called liberal. When Republicans and former military men are ripping the Bush/Cheney/Rumsfeld handling of the war, I'd say that Houston, we have a problem. My only question in these matters: What took them so long?"
-Howard Kurtz

"President Bush dismissed reports that he is planning to attack Iran as 'wild speculation' yesterday. But that's a far cry from saying it flatly ain't so. And Bush - who, it is now abundantly clear, secretly decided to go to war in Iraq long before he admitted as much in public - lacks credibility on such issues."
-Dan Froomkin

"Oh, and by the way, if the president wanted the truth out, and he was declassifying the thing anyway, why not make a speech about it, rather than having it secretly slipped to Judith Miller (who didn't write a story anyway)?"
-Howard Kurtz

QUICK NEWS:
* "Key figures in a phone-jamming scheme designed to keep New Hampshire Democrats from voting in 2002 had regular contact with the White House and Republican Party as the plan was unfolding, phone records introduced in criminal court show."
* Well, duh: did the White House knowingly push a bogus WMD claim?
* "Young liberals in 2004 belonged to one-third fewer organizations in their communities than young conservatives."
* Andrew Sullivan digs into the poll numbers, and finds out where Bush faltered.
* Poll shows anti-Bush sentiment could hurt Republicans at the ballot box.
* Three words: FEMA yurt.
* Cuba quietly plans for a life after Castro.
* More opposition to inserting product placements into shows digitally.
* Maggie Gyllenhaal and Peter Sarsgaard, engaged and epecting.

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Interview with Robin Laws concerning his upcoming City Of Heroes novel, The Freedom Phalanx.
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