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The McCain-Cuba Connection

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On October 17, 2008
There’s rather less to this article than I would have liked, or supposed. While I would prefer that John McCain and Joe Lieberman give the same kind of righteous, full-throated denunciation to Cuban terrorists that they give to, say, Democrats, the links that Bardach tries to provide between the two and the Cuban exile terrorist […]

Defining Honor Down Out Of Existence

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On September 25, 2008
I’m baffled by this quasi-rationalization of McCain’s reprehensible campaign from erstwhile McCain-lover Jon Chait: Any attempt to determine McCain’s true motives is necessarily pure speculation. It’s possible that McCain has convinced himself to actually believe the lies he has been telling. But here’s a more likely explanation: All this dishonesty can be understood not as […]

iPhone or Blackberry?

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On September 20, 2008

Ezra: My contract with Verizon is up. I want a phone able to do e-mail and internet. Do I go with Cingular and the iPhone2? Stick with Verizon — whose phone service I like! — and get a Bla

The end of the affair

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On September 19, 2008

Shorter Elizabeth Drew: Me and John McCainWe had a thingGoin’ on Drew becomes the latest in the increasingly long line of journalists to walk out on the news media’s longest-running illici

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24 hours ago one of McCain’s chief economic advisers announced that talk of serious economic trouble was all the fault of Barack Obama frightening everybody for crass political gain. This morning McCain wants a 9/11-style commission to investigate why greedy Eastern financiers have been allowed to rob America’s workers blind. McCain on MSNBC: “I was […]

Dense

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On September 15, 2008

The fairy tale continues: “The important thing is she’s vetoed a half a billion dollars in earmark projects — far, far in excess of her predecessor and she’s given money back to th

Liars Without Shame

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On September 15, 2008
What’s amazing about this is that I figured that McEvenWorse and Palin would at some point permanently change the “Bridge to Nowhere” howler to some technically accurate but grossly misleading formulation, like “I stopped the Bridge to Nowhere [but won’t tell you about my erstwhile strong support or the fact that I never opposed to […]
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