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Britain’s former MI5 chief blows apart Bush administration lies that got us into Iraq — NYT buries, puts horseshoes on page one.
If you can handle it: Lengthy transcript of Hitchens interviewed by righty Hugh Hewitt. Hitch discussed cancer treatment at start, then wide range of subjects — including critical views on Israel and settlements.
Jonah & The Whale: Even Jonah Goldberg says Breitbart should apologize to Shirley Sherrod. … David Frum on why the right will never renounce Breitbart even after ridiculously counter-factual Sherrod …. Bonus: A friend re-arranged Andrew Breitbart’s name to get "Aberrant Web Dirt." Now at Twitter @JCM359 offers: "Barbered Rat Twin."… Problem with Sherrod calling Fox "racist" is that it may turn conversation that way instead of what happened to her.
Huff Post: Daily Caller failed to mention its own reporter was on leftwing "conspiracy" JournoList
Students are standing outside of some of the most highly patrolled and politicized spots in the country, declaring their illegal immigration status in order to help push for immigration law reform.