Ashcroft

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On November 9, 2004

I don’t follow the ins and outs of DOJ behavior anywhere near as closely as Matthew Yglesias probably does, so for all I know there’s merit to his highly qualified defense of Ashcroft. Th

Rebel Fighters Who Fled Attack May Now Be Active Elsewhere Hmm. Really? Are you suggesting the insurgents may retreat in the face of an overwhelming conventional assault mounted by a professional military organization? Shocked. I am shocked. Hopefully, we won’t fool ourselves into thinking that destroying Falluja is going to end this war. The insurgents will […]

Race to the bottom

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On November 8, 2004
It’s been a tough battle, with too many entries to count. But I can finally award the prize for the silliest, most poorly substantiated, and phoned-in recitation of the “Democrats hate ordinary people” script toLawrence Kaplan. Admittedly, this may seem unfair, since Kaplan actually tries to cite examples, a true innovation in the genre. Alas, […]

Trouble Ahead

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On November 7, 2004
I think Paul Krugman tried to warn us about this. Yikes. The dollar could slide still further, in spite of hitting an all-time low against the euro last week in the wake of George W. Bush’s re-election, currency traders have said. The dollar sell-off has resumed amid fears among traders that Mr Bush’s victory will bring […]
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