Daily Archive: February 25, 2009

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Bobby Jindal – as terrible as everybody else

So, meandering around the web today one comes across almost universal consensus that Bobby Jindal’s speech was simply awful.  The odd thing is, almost all the critics of the speech offer up the same...

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Obama and The (Quasi?)Imperial Presidency

The always worth reading Charlie Savage had a really important piece in the NyTimes four days ago which in the midst of all the financial meltdown news slipped through the cracks. Savage writes: The...

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Sad news

Very sad news out of the UK today: Ivan Cameron, the son of U.K. Conservative Party leader David Cameron, died at the age of six. “Ivan, who suffered from cerebral palsy and severe epilepsy,...

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Around the Web on Ash Wednesday

Rod Dreher: Warm wishes to you all, and prayers for a blessed Lent. I don’t know about you, but I need Lent this year. On the most superficial level, my appetites got the best...

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Brooks on Jindal

D. Brooks for me is hot/cold–when he’s on he’s on, when he’s off he’s off.  Here he is dead-on.  I’m sure the Limbaugh/Happy Meal Cons won’t love this, but they need to move from...

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Derbyshire and the Happy Meal Conservatives

Much as their blind loyalty discredited the Right, perhaps the worst effect of Limbaugh et al. has been their draining away of political energy from what might have been a much more worthwhile project:...

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Jindal: debt is bad when we say it is

I’m open to hearing a defense of Bobby Jindal from Matt Yglesias’s allegations. But I am having a hard time imagining what such a defense could mean. Bobby Jindal was not out there beating...

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