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The Poorman offers an astute list of Hollywood’s worst directors. Definitely a fine collection of choices. My few additions/quibbles: 1)I think his initial instincts were the best. I actually liked Requiem for a Dream, and while Stone is a godawful writer he’s a competent enough director. (Although I’m certainly not going to complain much about the auteur of Natural […]

McMurtry

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On July 4, 2004

First question: how many ‘reviews’ of Bill Clinton’s book does the NYT plan on running? We’re up to three now, by my count. Second question: How many times does Larry McMurtry

Pathetic

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On July 4, 2004
Picking the very worst moment in Nader’s Press the Meat interview this morning is easy, despite the reiteration of sizist attacks on Michael Moore. To paraphrase: Q: The Congressional Black Caucus met with you, and pointed out that your candidacy could have devastating consequences, and your rationales for running are all contradictory nonsense. They are urging you […]

A Winnable Fight

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On July 3, 2004

Good evaluation of veep candidates at TAP online. The Gephardt critiques are nothing new, but show that the hostility isn’t just limited to free traders. The Graham piece is a good one; if any

Making sense of Rove

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On July 3, 2004

It’s becoming clear that while the Bush campaign has spent an awful lot of money on ads, they don’t appear to have gotten much in return. This is, of course, good news, but it also raises

Wonkette suggests a much more likely possibility than the “Hillary for Veep” being touted by Drudge. The problem with Drudge’s argument, of course, is that it will be *Bill* Clinton who will be the veep–Hillary will be the nominee after the brokered convention. I mean, clearly Drudge is behind on his Dick Morris, and since the […]
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