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Dear Fox

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On October 27, 2004

Our esteemed commenter Leo raises many fine points, but I would like to note that your decision last night, during the eight inning of a World Series game–while the game was being played!–

Blogs of War

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On October 27, 2004

One of the big stories of this election will be the blogs. From the mobilization of the grassroots and tapping of fundraising sources to keeping key stories alive when the rest of the media ignores th

I agree with Dahlia Lithwick that the Supreme Court is unlikely to appoint the President again in 2004. Not, however, because such appeals would not have “any legal basis.” The “our considerations are limited to the present circumstances” cop-out doesn’t make the legal principles adduces of Bush v. Gore inapplicable to any future case; it’s just not […]

Colorado

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On October 26, 2004

Looks like Colorado is a bit more likely to be a 5/4 or 4/5 from here on out. As explained in the article, the lawsuit was based on the premise not that the new rules were unconstitutional per se, but

Lists

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On October 26, 2004
I identify almost completely with the author of this list. I’d add that the gap between how much I enjoy Sleater-Kinney and how much I’m supposed to is closing, but it’s certainly not closed. And I sometimes wonder if the people who think I really am supposed to be enjoying Liz Phair might just be mistaken. […]

Pappas

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On October 25, 2004

Is it just me, or is the Pappas broadcasting decision to give substantial free airtime to local GOP candidates much, much more appalling and indefensible than the whole Sinclair-Swiftboat affair (in

Election Predictions

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On October 25, 2004

Most of the “serious” right is predicting a Bush win, albeit tenuously and a small one. See here, for example. If you’re looking for good news (and a good laugh), take a look at the

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