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The Best and Worst Opinions of the Day

The Best and Worst Opinions of the Day
By February 6, 2008

Best: "Certainly it's a reminder that 'the troops' are hardly marching in lockstep behind the Bush/McCain perpetual war agenda." —Matthew Yglesias on U.S. soldiers' greater support for antiwar candidates Worst: "How dare anyone unilaterally decide when to turn the page … Read More

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Why Huckabee Won Georgia

Why Huckabee Won Georgia
By February 6, 2008

How did former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee win in Georgia when he could not win in South Carolina or Florida? One reason: Neal Boortz. The king of Atlanta talk radio for nearly thirty years — nobody has neared his ratings … Read More

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Super Tuesday: McCain Triumphs, Hillary Not So Much

Super Tuesday: McCain Triumphs, Hillary Not So Much
By February 6, 2008

Super Tuesday was a clear victory for Sen. John McCain, who now has 300 more delegates than former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. After the landslide McCain boasted, "Although I've never minded the role of the underdog … I think we … Read More

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Super Tuesday: Nobody’s A Winner (Yet)

Super Tuesday: Nobody’s A Winner (Yet)
By February 5, 2008

The voters have spoken…. Annnnnnnnnnd they're still speaking. A victor has been declared in only one state, West Virginia, where Mike Huckabee has secured the Republican delegates. The Romney campaign accused Huckabee and McCain of striking a "shady" deal to … Read More

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Why Democrats Should Vote For Obama, Not Clinton

Why Democrats Should Vote For Obama, Not Clinton
By February 5, 2008

Many of you are going to the polls to vote today or in the weeks ahead, or have many friends that will be casting their votes. While many have made up their minds, others are still torn between Sen. Clinton … Read More

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Super Tuesday: McCain Pulls Ahead, Dems Too Close To Call

Super Tuesday: McCain Pulls Ahead, Dems Too Close To Call
By February 5, 2008

Super Tuesday is off to a dramatic start, as if primary voting in twenty-four states were not dramatic enough. Drudge is reporting that Los Angeles residents are unable to vote because of missing equipment. This could have a huge effect … Read More

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Nikolas Sarkozy Discovers The Downside Of Marrying A Supermodel

Nikolas Sarkozy Discovers The Downside Of Marrying A Supermodel
By February 5, 2008

Is there possibly a downside to marrying a 40-year-old multimillionaire supermodel who is most comfortable with no clothes on? For France’s president, Nicolas Sarkozy—who married Carla Bruni in a low-key ceremony in Paris on Saturday—the answer might be “yes.” A … Read More

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Commentary Still Crazy, But Chabon Hits Back

Commentary Still Crazy, But Chabon Hits Back
By February 5, 2008

As Izzy noted yesterday and Michael followed up on today, Michael Chabon wrote a ringing endorsement of Obama in the Washington Post. Concerned that Commentary might lose its credentials as the most borderline-delusional magazine in the Jewish world today, Jeopardy … Read More

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