OK, some background here for the non-news junkies:
I think Blair does the right thing by printing the whole thing -- and
it's frankly amazing that such a weasel is the gatekeeper for news for so many.
Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice...
- Authority was handed over to the new Iraqi government early.
- Paul Bremer made some remarks which were broadcast on Iraqi TV.
- The Washington Post flubs the story.
- Bloggers yell and scream.
- Chandrasekaran (the author of the flubbed story and WaPo Baghdad Bureau
one of the bloggers in question.
Needless to say, the speech was
not resonating among the score of people my Iraqi translators
talked to that day to gauge public reaction to the handover.
Therefore, it didn't happen, huh? And do you really believe
his translators talked to a "score of people"? If they did, they're
the same score of people they always talk to, who give the answers
that Chandrasekaran wants to hear.
"It wasn't, um, completely my fault!" He needs to be fired. Now.
Posted at lunchtime. [ /politics ]
about a generic blog. What can I say, I'm not a design guy. My
brother says he'll design a template for me if I want...
These are the sites that I read the most:
instapundit (like many, many
OK, OK, so I'm biased. Big deal.
Arts & Letters Daily
The best dang writing on the web, period. (At least it was, when I
set up this blog 4 years ago.)
(especially the Bleat)
Eject! Eject! Eject!
Worse Than Failure
Balkin (when I want to get mad)
Volokh & Co. (I like Phillipe the best) (where did he go, anyway?)
Some Harvard graduate who happens to be totally hilarious.
Other interesting political commentary
(and what happened to him, too?)
Best of the Web
(What the heck happened to him, anyway?)
Viva El Birdos
I used to read all the time, but rarely visit anymore
New York Press
Marvelous ways to waste an afternoon
Travels with Samantha (rated PG-13)
The Institute of
The Fabulous Ruins of
Insultingly Stupid Movie Physics
The Tolkien Sarcasm Page