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Brilliant Ad… Dewar’s White Label

Have any of you seen this ad? I saw it a while ago on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, but an only now getting around to posting it. I took it with a shitty camera phone, so the quaility is less than great:

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For those who can’t read it, it’s a picture of former president George H. W. Bush and it reads: “MOST MEN ARE BELIEVERS IN HEREDITY, until the son makes a food of himself.”
Heh heh heh!

My Hero Keith, Part Deux

In yet another brilliant, scathing and completely warrented dissection of Fox News, Chris Wallace (“a monkey posing as a newscaster”), president George W. Bush and the rest of his unholy cabal, MSNBC’s Keith Olbermann recently laid into the aforementioned groups regarding, among other things, Wallace’s absurd attack on Bill Clinton (part one and part two). Dig it:

I love this man!

Keith Olbermann Is My Hero

In a piece of commentary ranking with the best ever produced by a journalist, MSNBC’s Keith Olbermann excoriates President Bush and the rest of his unholy cabal, while plainly exposing the “patriotic” platitudes regarding the anniversary of 9/11 uttered by the White House as simply so much lip service. I say “Huzzah!,” Keith Olbermann and keep holding their feet to the fire, my good man! While I am at it, congratulations to MSNBC for, so far at least, sticking by their man.

A Couple Of Telling Hurricane Katrina-Related Quotes

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Here are a few quotes I heard tonight that I thought needed repeating.
On Real Time With Bill Maher on Friday, Anderson Cooper recounted a conversation he had with a man on the Gulf Coast about the politicians who keep saying that they understand the frustration felt by people affected by the storm when aid had taken so long to get to them and the man said:
“We’re not frustrated. People aren’t frustrated here. People are dead. ”
A more chilling and honest assessment of what people are going through down there I have not heard.

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Nation Editor Katrina vaden Heuvel Praises Costas

katrina_vanden_heuvel.jpgCostas.jpgAs were many of us who watched Bob Costas filling in on CNN‘s Larry King Live following President Bush’s speech on June 28th, Katrina vanden Heuvel, editor of The Nation, was impressed. Costas wasted no time in getting straight to the point. In his third question for Senator John Kerry he asked a question many of us on the Left have been asking for months, to wit:

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