davidl on June 19th, 2011

Dumbo asks for, then ignores legal advice, from Tiger Hawk: Long-standing fans of the back-and-forth will remember the enormous grief that the Bush administration got for following the opinions of the Office of Legal Counsel, particularly on the question of enhanced interrogation (or, if you are a liberal, “torture”). The accusation was, more or less, […]

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davidl on October 3rd, 2009

CBS has a problem and even the New York Times can see it, by Bill Carter and Brian Stelter: For the intensely private Mr. Letterman, the revelations, which resulted from a bizarre extortion attempt, are sure to be extremely embarrassing, especially as he tries to extend his lead in the late-night contest. “I have had […]

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The chickdom reaction to the passing off Senator Oldsmobile has not been all Nina Burleigh.  First, Eric rambled on the reax of Virginia Postrel: HE WASN”T AS WELL THOUGHT OF BECAUSE HE SURVIVED: That’s Virginia Postrel, talking about Ted Kennedy. It’s an interesting insight. What might have been is always an easier sell than reality.  […]

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