Daily Archives: January 1, 2007

Happy new year

U.S. troop deaths in Iraq reach 3,000 on New Year’s Eve.

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Victor’s vengeance

Fareed Zakaria sums up the pathos (for America) of Saddam’s end: The saga of Saddam’s end—his capture, trial and execution—is a sad metaphor for America’s occupation of Iraq. What might have gone right went so wrong. It is worth remembering … Continue reading

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Ten ways to revive the Bush presidency

Nicholas Kristoff of the NYT offers Dubya some advice, summarized nicely by the good folks at Raw Story: Aside from replacing Cheney, characterized as “the single worst influence on your foreign policy, as well as the most polarizing figure in … Continue reading

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Naming names

John Edwards was good on Stephanopoulos today, and I think his biggest score (besides re-establishing his pretty … particularly with that lip thing removed…) was naming the Bush-neocon strategy of escalating the war in Iraq not a “surge,” as the … Continue reading

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