"Well, leave it to old Saddam to say what everyone knows to be true but which no one is talking about. According to CNN he asserts that his Nov. 5 verdict is for propaganda purposes for the US election. Well, duhh."* huffpo:
"On Sunday's The Chris Matthews Show, NBC Congressional Correspondent Chip Reid dropped a bomb during Matthew's "Tell Me Something I Don't Know" segment. "I'm going to be a little cryptic here," Reid began, then added, ""the Mark Foley scandal investigation is going to widen a little bit.""
"A hundred years from now (okay, maybe ten) when people sit around open-mouthed and marvel at the Pravda-esque state of early 21st Century American journalism and the outrageous deceptions perpetuated by those who smugly considered themselves to be titans of the craft, they are going to look at the work of Keith Olbermann and say "WTF? Why wasn't everybody listening to that guy?" "
* i'm watching FoxNews Sunday - Chris Wallace had his wheaties this morning - he was actually quite fair to the Dems! amazing.
"We might get back a bit of what we had if the GOP goes down in a glorious wreck this November, but I wouldn’t get excited just yet. Here’s a simple metric – count the days it takes each network to put up a graphic reading: Have the Democrats Gone Too Far? It doesn’t really matter what the actual topic is, since it is hard to imagine an area of government which the GOP has not pushed to ludicrous extremes. Inevitably the Dems will try to push some policy topic back into sane world and one of the David Broders will declare his feelings hurt."
"The delivery of the verdict in Saddam Hussein’s trial, originally set for October 16th, has been postponed… until the Sunday before the vote on Tuesday, November 7th.* aflcio via gilliard, georgia10:
Which means the news cycle on Monday, November 6th, the day before the elections, will be filled with reports about the conviction of Saddam Hussein.
Of course, this can be dismissed as a complete coincidence. If you are a complete idiot."
"Easily forgotten is how close 15 of the Republicans' victories were in 1994. Had Democrats in key districts won a combined 52,000 more votes, there would have been no "Speaker Gingrich." That failure continues to devastate our country."the world's greatest democracy.