Month: January 2008

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The Pro-War Candidate

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On January 29, 2008
Hillary Clinton, who has supported the war from the beginning, applauds the surge. Maybe this doesn’t disqualify her from the Democratic nomination, but being consistently wrong on the most important issue of the Bush era has to create a presumption against your candidacy when you’re running against two credible, electable progressive candidates. In the cheap […]
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Dear Jonah: I Am Not Serious, Either

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On January 28, 2008
The admiring letter. And a screenshot of my Gmail account, from whence it came: Fully realizing that explaining the joke makes it significantly less funny, I’ll briefly note that the point of this exercise was two-fold: First, to demonstrate that Jonah Goldberg will literally re-print almost anything he’s sent, provided that it makes some positive, […]

Good News, Shockingly

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On January 28, 2008

It’s not often that I get to write about good news with regard to the American criminal (in)justice system. But today is one of those rare days. Late last week, the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals

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On January 28, 2008

72%How Addicted to Blogging Are You? Assuming this is all a zero-sum game, I suppose this means I’m only 28% addicted to the rest of my life. I don’t necessarily accept that premise, but t

More, Please

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On January 28, 2008
Clinton and Obama to vote against cloture on the awful FISA legislation. Good. The two presidential candidates have the potential to be a serious counterwieght to the terrible job Reid has been doing on this issue, and I’m happy that they’ve taken responsibility. Share
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