Month: October 2009

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Scioscia

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On October 23, 2009

I’ll grant that Oliver has pitched well for two years, but what the hell was he doing taking Lackey out after 104 pitches? You’ll have to take my word that this was a first guess, but wow.

Things to remember during the fall pledge drive

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On October 22, 2009
This is lame, even by NPR’s diminishing standards. Rudin — whom you might recall comparing Hillary Clinton to Glenn Close’s character in Fatal Attraction — is apparently a master of grotesque analogies. Since the historical crime of Nixon Minimization is in full effect here, it’s worth recalling for a moment that Nixon’s attacks on the […]

Contrarianism

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On October 22, 2009

Daniel Davies clearly knows a thing or two about playing the contrarian. His rules for contrarians post is, unsurprisingly, a must-read: The whole idea of contrarianism is that you’re “attacking t

Conservatives Pretending To Care About Sexism

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On October 22, 2009
Example 1: The simple act of criticizing Sarah Palin is sexism. Really: you don’t even need an implausible story about what’s sexist about the criticism, the fact that there’s a book critical of Palin is good enough. Example 2: Calling a Republican woman accused of excessively sane policy positions a “cow that had a rear […]
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