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Things to read and watch while the culture wars start up again

If you need to laugh at the hypocrisy of the Republican party, The Daily Show is there for you.

Also Gail Collins has a good column on Palin's speech.

And just came across this guy: Oliver Willis. Here's his 10 Things You Need to Know about John McCain. No. 7 is particularly scary:

Many of McCain’s fellow Republican senators say he’s too reckless to be commander in chief. One Republican senator said: “The thought of his being president sends a cold chill down my spine. He’s erratic. He’s hotheaded. He loses his temper and he worries me.” 

Meanwhile, a reminder of Barack's original rationale for opposing the Iraq War in 2002, and why we need smart back in the White House:

“I know that even a successful war against Iraq will require a U.S. occupation of undetermined length, at undetermined cost, with undetermined consequences. I know that an invasion of Iraq without a clear rationale and without strong international support will only fan the flames of the Middle East and encourage the worst, rather than best, impulses of the Arab world and strengthen the recruitment arm of al Qaeda. I am not opposed to all wars. I’m opposed to dumb wars.” – Barack Obama, 2002


Posted at 12:32 PM on Thu. Sep 04, 2008 in category Politics  
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Tim wrote:

Oliver Willis' site is pretty keen -- I hadn't seen him on HuffPo until today. I enjoy his "like kryptonite to stupid" tagline.
Comment posted on Thu. Sep 04, 2008 at 06:43 PM

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