"Is this man too smart to be president? When Russ Feingold talks about how national security and foreign policy intersect, you think this man might just know what he's talking about. His ideas don't sound canned or full of buzz phrases, nor do they appeal to fear. Plus, they make sense."* tpmm:
"Scanlon and Abramoff were both scheduled to meet with the judge on June 6th, at which time they might have set a sentencing date. But prosecutors have asked to put that off until September 6th, because they "anticipate that Mr. Abramoff’s cooperation will continue for the foreseeable future," according to their motion yesterday."
"A federal judge will go ahead with hearings in a legal challenge to a warrantless domestic surveillance program run by the National Security Agency."* read reddhedd on consitutional pornography.
"The incident at Haditha, conventional wisdom now has it, threatens to undermine the entire Iraq war effort.
How convenient: The President says he is troubled by what he has heard and vows that the guilty "will be punished." But months or years down the road, he and his advisors will lament that Haditha occured just when they were winning. "
* i've noticed in condi's last few telly interviews (lehrer and cnn) this week that she's always got a skirt above her knee - and apparently the instructions are that the cameraperson has to start with a wide shot , showing her flashing some leg, before zooming in. i wonder if we'll see the same thing over the weekend as she does the bobble-circuit (altho the sets for those shows will probably mean that they won't be able to)
* ron slams the top liberal bloggers for ignoring the stolen election. again. (meanwhile, congrats to georgia10 who made a helluva name for herself for her work in nov 04)