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Debbie Schlussel:
So What if Holocaust Museum Shooter is White Christian: We Know Who Crescented, er . . . Created This Atmosphere; 9/11 Truther  —  Much is being made by Muslims and their many defenders on the left—and the ignoramus “conservatives” at Hot Air (who lecture us that hate has no ideological bounds …
Debbi Wilgoren / Washington Post:
3 People Shot at U.S. Holocaust Museum  —  A security guard and two other people were shot today inside the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in downtown Washington, authorities said.  —  U.S. Park Police said a gunman armed with a shotgun opened fire on the security guard and that other security guards returned fire.
Michelle Malkin:
Shooting at National Holocaust Museum Updated: Museum guard dies; shooter wasn't “left” or “right,” just plain loony  —  Scroll for updates...  Details just coming in.  —  Via FoxNews: “At least two people were shot at the national Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., Wednesday, an official told FOX News.
Dana Goldstein / American Prospect:
HOLOCAUST MUSUEM SHOOTER IS WHITE SUPREMACIST.  —  According to NBC, the man who shot a security guard and potentially one to two other people at the Holocaust Museum today is 89-year-old James W. Von Brunn.  Von Brunn maintains a white-supremacist Web site, HolyWesternEmpire.org.
Kathy Shaidle / Examiner:
Holocaust Museum shooter von Brunn a 9/11 ‘truther’ who hated ‘neo-cons’, Bush, McCain  —  The man accused of opening fire at the Holocaust Museum in Washington, DC on June 10, James W. von Brunn, left a trail of unhinged writings around the internet.  —  The anti-semitism of von Brunn …
Ed Morrissey / Hot Air:
White supremacist kills guard at Holocaust Museum
Discussion: CNN, Salon and Balloon Juice
Andy Ostroy / The Huffington Post:   The Holocaust Museum Shooting: Another Right-Wing Psycho Turns to Murder.
Noam Cohen / The Lede:
Traces of Gunman's Online Life Begin to Vanish
Discussion: USA Today and #gay
Greg Sargent / The Plum Line:   In Wake Of D.C. Shooting, Whither GOP Reps Pushing “Birther” Bill?
NY Daily News:
Holocaust Museum shooter James Von Brunn's ex-wife says his racism ‘ate him alive’
The Huffington Post:
DHS Report Warned Against Anti-Semitic Violence
Discussion: Washington Monthly
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
von Brunn a ‘Birther’
Discussion: Washington Monthly and Wonkette
Josh Gerstein / The Politico:
Attacks validate DHS report, some say
Discussion: Crooks and Liars
Josh Rottenberg / EW.com:
David Letterman responds to flap over Sarah Palin jokes  —  Taping tonight's episode of The Late Show, David Letterman took a few minutes to respond to Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, who called him “pathetic” in a radio interview after he made her and her family the butt of a recent Top 10 list.
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Andy Barr / The Politico:
Palin smacks down Letterman again  —  Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin took a second swipe at David Letterman Wednesday, calling the CBS “Late Show” host's jokes about one of her daughters “disgusting” and “sexually perverted.”  —  In an e-mailed statement, the Republican governor said …
John Nolte / Big Hollywood:
Top Ten Possible Letterman Reactions to Fallout Over Willow Palin Rape ‘Joke’  —  10. Listen, I didn't know Willow Palin was 14.  She was born in 1995.  I thought she was still 13.  —  9. Why's everyone so mad?  I wasn't making fun of Barack...?  —  8. I understand some offense was taken over my remarks last night.
Andrew Malcolm / Top of the Ticket:
Aging man, 62, jokes about girl, 14 (Letterman on Willow Palin) update  —  (UPDATE: This item has been updated below.)  —  Maybe it's just the tempting ratings window of no longer going up against NBC's Juggernaut Jay and being the also-ran of late-night television.
Discussion: The Sundries Shack
Stephen F. Hayes / Weekly Standard:
Miranda Rights for Terrorists  —  When 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammad was captured on March 1, 2003, he was not cooperative.  “I'll talk to you guys after I get to New York and see my lawyer,” he said, according to former CIA Director George Tenet.  —  Of course, KSM did not get a …
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Andy McCarthy / The Corner:
Miranda Warnings for Terrorists — Thank Sen. McCain
Discussion: Weekly Standard and TigerHawk
Greg Sargent / The Plum Line:
Happy Hour Roundup: Pelosi To Slap Down Detainee Photo Release Ban
Discussion: Salon and Glenn Thrush's Blog
Hollie McKay / Fox News:
Exclusive: Miss California Carrie Prejean Loses Her Crown  —  Less than a month after being told by Donald Trump that she can keep her Miss California crown, Carrie Prejean was fired on Wednesday, Foxnews.com has learned exclusively.  —  K2 Productions, the independent producers …
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TMZ.com:
Carrie Prejean — Fired!
Discussion: The Moderate Voice
Reason:
The Top 10 Most Absurd Time Covers of The Past 40 Years  —  From William Randolph Hearst's ginned up hysterical stories about marijuana to the “10-cent plague” comic book scare of the 1950s to The New York Times warning of “cocaine-crazed Negroes” raping white women across the Southern countryside …
Discussion: Boing Boing
ABCNEWS:
GOP Leader Rep. Eric Cantor Predicts Republican Landslide in 2010  —  In ABC News Exclusive, Top GOP Leader Predicts Republicans Will Take Back House of Representatives in 2010  —  These may be dark days for the Republican Party, but a top GOP congressional leader predicted today that Republicans …
Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
The paralyzing fears of the Right  —  (updated below - Update II)  —  The Obama administration announced today that it will pay $200 million to the tiny Pacific island-nation of Palau in exchange for Palau's agreement to accept 17 Chinese Uighurs who have been imprisoned at Guantanamo for seven years.
Howard Arenstein / CBS News:
Some Israelis Insulted By Obama Picture  —  Israeli TV newscasters Tuesday night interpreted a photo taken Monday in the Oval Office of President Obama talking on the phone with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as an “insult” to Israel.  —  They saw the incident as somewhat akin …
Kevin G. Hall / McClatchy Washington Bureau:
Bank bailout turns out to have been good business for U.S.  —  WASHINGTON — When Congress passed the $700 billion Wall Street bailout package last fall, critics said it'd be a money loser.  But when 10 banks returned $68 billion of the money on Tuesday, President Barack Obama said the government had realized a small profit.
Micheline Maynard / New York Times:
U.S. Takes On the Insular Culture of G.M.  —  DETROIT — Fiat will set a new direction at Chrysler, which finished its tour through bankruptcy court Wednesday, completing its deal to join forces with the Italian automaker.  —  At Ford, a chief executive brought in from the aircraft industry is helping to shake up the company.
 
 
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