hahahahaha. put your hand up if you don't think EW is the best blogger in town. no hands? thought so.
"Reid made a perfect speech to the Yearly Kos community, IMO. Rather than a competent pandering to the blog community, Reid reflected a real understanding of what this medium might be able to do. And a real understanding of the urgency we bring to the medium.(kathleen isnt a fan of harry)
It was, I think, the best speech of the convention... After the speech, he walked through the mosh pit of admirers, engaging the crowd much more directly than the grass roots politician I mosh pitted once in Iowa, Howard Dean. He even stopped to sign the final square of a quilt some folks here are building from the conference, one square each from a whole range of participants, including, now, our leader in the Senate."
* if you already read my post of yesterday with some bios and introductions re some of our commentors, damien has added his .
* the YKOS plame panel is up at cspan here. click on "YearlyKos Convention" and it's the first panel in that video.
"The White House is conveying the President's concern about the suicide of three detainees in Guantanamo:meanwhile zarqawi's dead face gets splashed across the planet (as rimone points out)[White House Press Secretary Tony] Snow said it was during his daily intelligence briefing just afterward when the president voiced his concern over the incident and directed that the bodies be "treated humanely and with cultural sensitivity" to show respect for Muslim traditions regarding the dead.Can't treat them humanely and cultural sensitivity when their alive. No, wait til they're dead, then show concern. He's such a humanitarian."