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Beat the Devil

Alexander Cockburn

Twenty-six years ago, when the world was young, Jerry Brown began his
reign in Sacramento and, even though I wrote some rude things about him
at the time, life was certainly fun.

Somewhat impudently for a man taken in adultery, Henry Hyde compares himself to Jesus Christ.

Alex on the pathetic handshake between Rabin and Arafat.

The usual regulatory mechanisms of the mainstream U.S. media (aim: exclusion of troubling or potentially disruptive information, narcosis of population) processed the turmoil in the occupied territories and in Israel itself with some initial difficulty.

 Why were two dogs gunned down right before the arrival of Air Force One?

Alex on Oliver North’s “fascism with a human face” and the mysterious case of Ralph the Lobster. 


Alexander Cockburn
Alexander Cockburn, The Nation's "Beat the Devil" columnist and one...