Odd Bedfellows

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On September 9, 2004
Paperwight on postmodern Republicans: The central insights of Lee Atwater and Karl Rove (and, I suspect, most of the right wing machine) into the manipulation of the political process are twofold: 1. Act as if there are no facts. There are simply things that people say or believe, and other things that other people say […]
From the BBC, via Matt Duss: Rock band Queen, fronted by gay icon Freddie Mercury, has become the first rock act to receive an official seal of approval in Iran. Mercury, who died in 1991, was proud of his Iranian ancestry, and illegal bootleg albums and singles made Queen one of the most popular bands in Iran. […]
Matthew Yglesias makes a crucial point that isn’t made often enough: In other words, a second Bush term will not merely continue down the current unsustainable course — it will speed us off the cliff faster than ever. You might think that our friendly war hawks would care about this, since you obviously can’t conduct […]

The Article V Blunder

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On September 2, 2004
I must argue that my colleague, as well as the increasingly shrill Andrew Sullivan, have reached the right conclusion about the proposed constitutional amendments in the GOP platform for the wrong reasons. It seems to me that a true Burkean–one who advocates caution, skepticism and moderation in social reform but does not believe the social order […]
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