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Pajamas Media:
Norman Mailer, a dissenting view  —  The news that the novelist Norman Mailer died earlier today at the age of 84 has already elicited little hagiographical murmurs.  That hushed choir will doubtless turn into a deafening chorus of praise in the coming days and weeks—how much space …
Bart Barnes / Washington Post:
Pulitzer Prize-Winner Norman Mailer Dies at 84
Discussion: GregsOpinion.com
Bob Herbert / New York Times:
Recession?  What Recession?  —  If it looks like a recession and feels like a recession ...  "Quite frankly," said Senator Charles Schumer, peering over his glasses at the Fed chairman, Ben Bernanke, "I think we are at a moment of economic crisis, stemming from four key areas …
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Brad DeLong / Grasping Reality with Both Hands:
Can We Retire Bob Herbert?  —  Yes, it is yet another edition of why oh why can't we have a better press corps.  This time it is Bob Herbert who should be retired and sent to doing something socially useful: … This is simply wrong: We may fall into a recession in the near future—odds are 50-50.
Atrios / Eschaton:   CPI  —  Herbert: … This isn't true.  The CPI does include food …
Andrew Malcolm / Los Angeles Times:
Clinton admits planting questions in public forum  —  Hillary Clinton stopped at a bio-diesel plant in Newton, Iowa earlier this week to see alternative fuels in the making and drive home the week's campaign theme of her energy plan.  After a tour, the candidate took questions from the crowd.
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Michelle Malkin:
Hillary's control freak campaign: The politics of planting questions
Martina Stewart / CNN Political Ticker:
Questions planted by Clinton campaign
Richard Landes / Pajamas Media:
AL-DURA AND THE "PUBLIC SECRET" OF MIDDLE EAST JOURNALISM  —  The evidence emerging from the ongoing Al Dura trial in France indicates that Western journalists are fully aware that some of the footage they use in their reports on the Mideast conflict is staged, charges Richard Landes.
Discussion: Power Line and Israel Matzav
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Ed Morrissey / Captain's Quarters:   Is Everyone's Game Fixed Now?
Carpetbagger / The Carpetbagger Report:
Republicans blame the wrong president for overstretched military  —  Of all of Bush's misstatements from the 2000 presidential election, one of the most obviously-false attacks was on military readiness.  Indeed, then-Gov. Bush blamed Clinton and Gore directly for "hollowing out" the military.
Discussion: Prairie Weather and Angry Bear
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Eric Kleefeld / Election Central:
Top Iowa Story: Rudy Attacks Bill Clinton — Plus Russia And China
New York Times:
The Web Finds Its Man, and Takes Him for a Ride  —  From posting video on YouTube to enlisting friends through Facebook, all of the presidential candidates are looking for ways to harness the Internet.  In the case of Ron Paul, the Internet has harnessed him.
Associated Press:
Play of the Day: McCain's Mom on Mormons  —  MEREDITH, N.H. (AP) - John McCain's 95-year-old mother, in a swipe at her son's rival Mitt Romney, said Friday that Mormons were to blame for the scandal that rocked the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics.  —  During an appearance on MSNBC …
Glenn Kessler / Washington Post:
Rice's Management at Issue  —  Critics Cite Blackwater, Baghdad Embassy and Passports  —  Shortly after Condoleezza Rice took charge of the 57,000-person State Department in 2005, she said she relished the challenge of "line responsibility" in leading a large organization.
Moises Naim / Los Angeles Times:
Hugo Chavez's criminal paradise  —  Under the anti-globalization president, Venezuela has become a haven for global crime.  —  While President Hugo Chavez has been molding Venezuela into his personal socialist vision, other transformations — less visible but equally profound — have taken hold in the country.
Kevin Drum / Washington Monthly:
NUCLEAR....John McCain offered up some criticism of Bernie Kerik yesterday for bailing out on his job training the Iraqi police, and the Giuliani campaign naturally went ballistic in response.  Rich Lowry is perturbed: … But this is just the package you get with Rudy.
Learfield / Radio Iowa:
Edwards @ John Mellencamp concert  —  It was 7 p.m. on a Friday night in Des Moines and I was driving to meet friends L, M and S at Wells Fargo Arena where I would see one of my favorite bands, Los Lobos, open for John Mellencamp.  The sound of my phone ringing pierced the interior of my car.
Jane Hamsher / Firedoglake:
People Who Live in Glass Houses  —  Nationally syndicated radio host Michael Baisden has been blasting Color of Change and suggesting they misappropriated funds raised for the Jena 6.  —  From the Chicago Tribune: … You view the cancelled checks here.  According to emails and letters released …
Deb Riechmann / Associated Press:
Bush, Congress spar over vets  —  CRAWFORD, Texas - President Bush said Saturday that Congress' Democratic leaders should celebrate Veterans Day by finally passing a spending bill covering programs for veterans.  —  "Congressional leaders let the fiscal year end without passing this bill …
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