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Remember Cheney shooting his friend in the face? Still suffering the effects, according to Wash Post interview. Good for reminder of Cheney’s media "cover-up" at the time, especially with injuries worse than we were (belatedly) told.
The one thing that could get me to root for Yankees: NYT piece on George W. Bush as chief Rangers’ fan, right there in front seat. He used to own team.
Site finally posts some of those Carl Paladino "porn" emails. And they’re not even the worst of them. Astounding, but a warning, pretty graphic and NSFW.
Animal House, the sequel: Lee Abrams suspended from top Tribune Co. "innovation" job after racy memo.
Condi Rice on The Daily Show: work after 9/11 was real burden. Too bad she did so little to prevent that….Stewart mocks CNN’s coverage of the Chilean mine rescue. That safety helmet? Turned out to be a balloon…. Amazing WSJ opinion from Henninger: "Capitalism Saved the Chilean Miners."
NPR tells staffers to stay away from Colbert, Stewart rallies.