Month: May 2006

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A.O. Scott’s review of the The Da Vinci Crap (“Ron Howard’s adaptation of Dan Brown’s best-selling primer on how not to write an English sentence”) is a goldmine for lovers of snark. Before reading it, though, I had forgotten about a particularly odious part of Howard’s oeuvre: Luckily I lack the learning to address the […]

Dare We Hope?

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On May 20, 2006

This is encouraging: As of Friday, Cook rates 75 seats as potentially competitive, of which the GOP must defend 55 (or 73 percent, up from 68 percent the previous week). Among the seats that could bec

And by the title, I don’t just mean our Round 2 prediction record (when you’re right 0% of the time, you’re wrong 100% of the time! Although that’s a little misleading, because Michael himself went 1 for 4; our division of labor made things look worse.) The playoffs themselves have largely been a bust; three […]

Mmm… Pork

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On May 18, 2006
I’m going to outsource the discussion of Kentucky Congressman Hal Rogers to Redbeard at Vague Nihilism. What’s notable about this isn’t the evident, obvious corruption, but rather that this is the kind of behavior that is almost certain to get you re-elected in the United States. Say what you will, but Rogers is doing a […]
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