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SUNDAY WITH CHERRY ON TOP
New one from Frank Rich will draw debate: the negatives of the Web and social networking for liberal politics.
SNL mocks Christine O’Donnell "not a witch" ad.
Yesterday I noted upcoming NYT piece on "gay icon" Ann Coulter—it arrives w/ giant photo on front page of "style" section. NYT also puts on front page of the whole damn paper a photo of Islamaphobe hater Pamela Geller.
Researchers create tool that tracks bogus info on Twitter, uncovers original misinformers. h/t Barbara Bedway
SOUL ON ICE The great soul singer Solomon Burke has died at age 70.
ON THE CAN-PAIN TRAIL Shocked to see Nate Silver naming good guy, Rep. John "Orleans" Hall, likely loser to GOPer. My earlier piece here … Top 5 in a Tea Bag straw poll: Christie, Palin, Paul, Gingrich,DeMint. The New Jersey guv is giant Springsteen fan but is he born to run?