The determination and hopefulness of Iraqis on election day were captured in many dispatches, none better than in one by British journalist Robert Fisk.
After the excellent election news, it's time for Bush to plan a pullout.
Washington Post writer Paul Farhi cleverly compared the content and structure of George W.
(The Bushes Do "My Fair Lady" at the Inaugural Balls)
George W. Bush's second inaugural address cynically invoked noble ideals for ignoble ends.
As a political marketing device, Bush's address was brilliant.
As elections near, guerrillas are conducting their own "shock and awe" campaign.
Imagine, in the same month as the death of the muse of high camp, Susan Sontag, we have England in an uproar about Prince Harry and his silly armband.
The mushroom-shaped cloud Condi spun
As being the next smoking gun
Was hooey invented to show
Attacking Iraq's apropos.
In the run-up to the January 30 election in Iraq, the prospects for a fair and credible outcome have steadily diminished.