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Seen as the antiwar candidate, he shies away from being called a
Say what you will about Michael Lind, at least he's never predictable.
That is, of course, unless your prediction is that he's once again
trying to find a way to disagree with everyone else.
Three days after he sued the President to force a Congressional vote on
whether to attack Iraq, and one day after hundreds of thousands of
antiwar demonstrators in New York cheered his call to
New Mexico is on the verge of joining
those happy few states that have acted to rein in the
extreme influence of corporate money on US politics.
The right is working the refs. And it's working.
We all had our youthful indiscretions that haunt or amuse us for the rest of our lives. Mine was conservatism.
It now seems clear, from what we hear,
That Gary Hart will reappear.
(He ran well once, but then he slipped;
He couldn't keep his trousers zipped.)
Arnie Arnesen does not know exactly when the political wind shifted. It
might have been on the day Trent Lott was forced to step down as Senate
Progressive journals are key in creating a movement, but they lack support.
My friend Ruth Rosen, who writes a terrific column for the San
Francisco Chronicle, advised her readers to go to the antiwar
marches organized by International ANSWER but to take their o