Eric Florack on January 9th, 2008

Word from MSNBC that Bill Richardson is quitting his bid for the White House. Word also is, he’s denying the report. I’m reminded of a movie: MINSTREL (singing): Brave Sir Robin ran away ROBIN: No! MINSTREL (singing): Bravely ran away away ROBIN: I didn’t! MINSTREL (singing): When danger reared its ugly head, He bravely turned […]

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Eric Florack on January 9th, 2008

TLC is hosting a reality show titled Miss America Reality Check. It features the 52 contestants for the Miss America title including GI Jill, Jill Stevens. In an effort to engage viewers and boost ratings, TLC is offering the viewer the chance to add a 16th finalist, by voting for their favorite. Let’s ensure that […]

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davidl on January 9th, 2008

We saw something very clever in the last week of this campaign coming out of Iowa, going into New Hampshire, we saw a sensitivity factor. Something that Mrs. Clinton has not been able to do with voters that she tried in New Hampshire. Not in response to voters — not in response to Katrina, not […]

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Eric Florack on January 9th, 2008

Memo to the Paulbots: If 9/11 was an inside job, you’d not be alive to talk about it today. Think about all of what the hijackers had to do that day to accomplish what they did. You really think your elimination is such a challenge to people who could pull all that off? And yes, […]

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davidl on January 9th, 2008

Chris Matthew describes himself as brutal on Mrs. Clinton: “I think the Hillary appeal has always been about the mix of toughness and sympathy. Let’s not forget, and I’ll be brutal, the reason she’s a US Senator, the reason she’s a candidate for President, the reason she may be a front runner, is that her […]

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davidl on January 9th, 2008

So at one point in this story do you know the media is treating the subject as if he may be guilty?  From the Associated Press, via Seattle Times: A drifter charged with kidnapping a 24-year-old hiker led authorities to her body Monday in the mountains of northern Georgia, investigators said, hours after a judge […]

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Eric Florack on January 9th, 2008

Here’s one guy who will decidedly not be missed…. HAVANA —AP– Philip Agee, a former CIA agent who caused outrage by naming former colleagues, has died following ulcer surgeries, Cuban state media reported Wednesday. He was 72. Agee quit the CIA in 1969 after 12 years working mostly in Latin America at a time when […]

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Eric Florack on January 9th, 2008

Interesting goings on over at McGehee’s place.

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Eric Florack on January 9th, 2008

Last couple days it’s been around 65 here during the day. Unusually warm. The new weather front came in this morning, with a thunderstorm packing 75MPH winds. You can imagine that power’s a little iffy, today.

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In the comments for Bit’s New Hampshire post, Reader suggested that voters were moved by Mrs. Clinton’s crying act.  It the policy of this site to treat all episodes of the Clintons crying in public as suspect.  It called the Ron Brown Rule.  Matthew Yglesias, Atlantic, provides interesting collaboration for Reader’s theory. Commenter Brian makes […]

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