Daily Archives: July 1, 2008

Why did John McCain make this ad?

Ad ad promoting free trade with Colombia in the middle of a recession … huh??? Meanwhile, McCain is headed south … of the border … to which the Wall Street Journal’s Laura Meckler says: It is an effort to pad … Continue reading

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Denial of service attack

Wes Clark got a fresh defender against the silly, overblown attacks on his rather inarguable point that serving in the military, even being a military hero, is, in and of itself, not a qualification to be president of the United … Continue reading

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If Zimbabwe had oil…

… the African Union wouldn’t have been the only ones greeting Robert Mugabe as a liberator… For all the condemnation of Zimbabwe, Foreign Policy in Focus reminds us that the world, and the U.S., are much more tolerant when it … Continue reading

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Mugabe’s ‘victory,’ Africa’s shame

Robert Mugabe was received as a hero this week by fellow African leaders following his blunt-force victory in a no-contest poll in Zimbabwe, where he remains dictator. The venue was the African summit, where the heads of the continent’s 53 … Continue reading

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