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Aha!

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On June 26, 2004
Given the consistent and pronounced difference between Fox News polls and all other reputable polls, and the general….proclivities of the Fox News crew, I’ve long suspected they’ve had their foot on the scales, so to speak, in their presidential polling. I’ve never really had any notion of exactly how they might be doing it, though. […]

Hannity’s biggest lie

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On June 26, 2004

Anyone with a sick fascination with Fox News or a broken remote control knows that Sean Hannity says a lot of things, and a pretty significant number of them aren’t true. To assert baldly that I

Credit where credit is due

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On June 26, 2004

Nick Kristof’s column today is very good, and by my estimation right on just about all counts. As an added bonus, it contains almost no direct or indirect references to the author’s darin

Phony Outrage

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On June 26, 2004
A particularly silly post by Josh Chafetz getting into a lather over an accurate letter sent out by the Kerry campaign about an idiotic Hair Club For Growth ad being featured on George Bush’s website. 1)The Kerry campaign’s email is, in fact, accurate. Pictures of Adolf Hitler are included in an ad called “The Many Faces […]

A Vote That Matters

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On June 25, 2004
The fine folk at The Rittenhouse Review offer us a meaningful choice in this election year: the best ADA in Law & Order history. The answer, of course, is “Jill Hennessy.” I agree that Rohm is the worst, although revisionist viewers have tended to airbrush Angie Harmon’s awfulness. (And at least my grandmother probably couldn’t burn Rohm’s […]

Informal Constitutionalism

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On June 24, 2004
Another interesting post by Cass Sunstein, guest-blogging at Volokh. I think his insight is correct and very useful. It becomes particularly clear if you look at a constitutional system like Britain, where there are unwritten norms with clear constitutional force, such as the non-confidence vote. The Basic Laws of Israel are another good example of what […]

Muck Fickey

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On June 23, 2004

A new low from Zell Miller “Democrat” Mickey Kaus. The good news is that Count Hackula expressed a progressive political sentiment for the first time since the Nixon Administration.

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