William Saletan makes a feeble attempt to defend the worthless “Kerryisms” column. I particularly like this bit of disingenuousness: Another blogger, Eugene Volokh, gets the joke and doesn’t like it. “Another possibility is that ‘Kerryisms’ has evolved into an attempt to show simply that Kerry uses a lot of qualifiers, instead of giving very simple answers,” Volokh […]

Moore

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On June 22, 2004
GREAT interview between Moore and Katie Couric, see it here, Atrios has a partial transcript. I also have mixed feelings about Moore. I’ve only seen The Big One, and I really didn’t care for it, although I’ve been told that Roger and Me and Bowling for Columbine are much stronger. More importantly, I just don’t really like his […]
The Poor Man watched David Brooks’s appearance on Dennis Miller. I’m glad it wasn’t me. My problem is occasionally that I watch The Daily Show without a remote handy, while forgetting the abject terror awaiting at 11:30. So here’s a question, what’s worse: the new Dennis Miller thing, orTough Crowd with Rupert Pupkin? It’s a tough […]

Whaaa?

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On June 21, 2004
I think Mickey Kaus might actually be on to something. Can the terrorists both want Bush defeated and want Bush reelected? Sure, if they’re different groups of terrorists. The Zarqawi terrorist faction in Iraq presumably would like Bush replaced, since Bush is less likely than Kerry to withdraw from Iraq–or, more precisely, if U.S. voters […]
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