Wrapup: I’ve now a new “Think Again” column called “Official Evidence vs. ‘Gut Hatred'” here.
It’s about the derision those people who were right about Bush and Iraq continue to experience from those who were wrong, inspired by Tom Ridge and Marc Ambinder. (And P.S., we recall that Ted Kennedy, we are reminded by our friends at Thinkprogress.org, called his vote against authorizing the invasion “the best vote I’ve made in my 44 years in the US Senate.” We could not agree more.)
My Nation column, here, is called “Novak Without Tears.” You can guess what that’s about.
Regarding yesterday’s A (Very) Short Story About a Photograph , if you missed the one with the actual photo, it’s up now, here.
“Times right now ain’t nothin’ like they used to be/Well times rightnow ain’t nothin’ like they used to be/ You know I’ll tell you all thetruth, won’t you take my word from me.”
Weekly WWOZ Pick To Click: “Color Me True” (Sly And The Family Stone)–The work goes on, the cause endures, the dream shall never die, and Istill love New Orleans.
Part The First: ‘FI were king of the forest, I would read Oklahomaout of the Union until the people there elect themselves one senator whoisn’t a complete dickhead.
Part The Second: It goes without saying–“So don’t say it!” Sorry.–but there are people asking for spare change on the steam grates outsidethe Boston Public Library who have far more essential dignity, and who arefar more worthy of my respect and my financial report, than thissuppurating mound of blubber.
Part The Third:–Oh, look! A Facebook page.
Part The Fourth: Oh, Lord, Joe, Was this ever not a piece for you to write. Even if we declare the whole Anonymous things out of bounds–which nobody ever should, but no matter–you are still theguy that got this fiasco into print, and I say this as one who had a rare old time laughing at it. Why do editors print rubbish? Because famous writers write rubbish.