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John McIntyre / Real Clear Politics:
Dems Move Closer to McGovern's Losing Formula  —  Democrats lost the 2004 presidential election over leadership on national security.  Last night's win by anti-war Ned Lamont over pro-war Joe Lieberman, while joyous for the far-left netroots crowd, is a bad harbinger for future Democratic Party prospects nationally in 2008 and beyond.
Patrick Healy / New York Times:
Lamont Defeats Lieberman in Primary  —  Ned Lamont, left, celebrated after winning the Connecticut primary.  Senator Joseph I. Lieberman, right, waved to supporters after conceding the race.  More Photos >  —  Ned Lamont, a Connecticut millionaire whose candidacy for the United States Senate soared …
Taegan Goddard's Political Wire:
Exit Poll Results  —  Political Wire obtained a copy of the exit poll last night done by CBS News and the New York Times that provides some interesting insight into the views of Connecticut Democrats who voted in the primary yesterday.  —  Key findings:  — As expected, the war …
Martin Peretz / The New Republic:
LAMONT'S UNSAVORY SUPPORTERS:  —  So Ned Lamont did defeat Joe Lieberman.  But Lamont won by just under four percentage points, a far cry from the huge margins he'd captured in the polls just a week ago.  Lieberman's concession speech was also a declaration of intent to run as an independent …
Discussion: TAPPED
New York Post:
LIEBERMAN'S LOSS: JOE WILL RISE AGAIN
Discussion: Austin Bay Blog and Power Line
Kos / Daily Kos:
CT-Sen: Winners and losers
New York Times:
Lieberman Begins Race as Independent
Discussion: LamontBlog, Redstate and Daily Kos
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New York Times:
Bloggers Drive Inquiry on How Altered Images Saw Print  —  A photographer has been accused of doctoring a photo of an Israeli air raid on Beirut.  The manipulated image, left, and the original picture, right.  —  As of yesterday afternoon, Adnan Hajj was the most-searched term on the Technorati Web site …
Little Green Footballs:
WaPo Covers Reuters Scandal, Quotes CAIR
Discussion: Gateway Pundit
11alive.com:
McKinney Supporters, Media Scuffle  —  Outgoing Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney returned to her campaign headquarters to address her supporters after midnight Tuesday, soon after some of her staffers scuffled with news photographers.  —  During her concession speech, McKinney said her mother …
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CNN:
Poll: 60 percent of Americans oppose Iraq war  —  WASHINGTON (CNN) — Sixty percent of Americans oppose the U.S. war in Iraq, the highest number since polling on the subject began with the commencement of the war in March 2003, according to poll results and trends released Wednesday.
Germanm / TheWorldNewser:
George Stephanopoulos: Can Karl help Joe?  —  According to a close Lieberman adviser, the President's political guru, Karl Rove, has reached out to the Lieberman camp with a message straight from the Oval Office: "The boss wants to help.  Whatever we can do, we will do."
Joshua Micah Marshall / Time:
Lieberman Lost the Old-fashioned Way  —  He was out of touch with voters.  And he's not alone.  His defeat foreshadows an upheaval to come in November  —  So who brought Joe Lieberman down?  Was it the liberal blogs?  Was Lieberman the first political casualty of the Iraq War?  —  Both.
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NY Daily News:
Win for the wackadoo wing
Discussion: Wizbang Politics
Conn Carroll / Blogometer:
8/9: Nightmares and Dreamscapes  —  Savour this moment.  Cable exec Ned Lamont's (D) CT Dem primary win over Sen. Joe Lieberman (D) may well be the last time for a long time that bloggers from the left and right are genuinely pleased with the exact same election result.
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Where The Lattes Reign  —  If there was a way to obtain the per capita income and racial demographics of each Connecticut town, some politico cartographer wizard out there could have a field day portraying the economics and ethnicity of this race.  Ned Lamont, scion of the Eastern Establishment …
Discussion: Political Arithmetik
R. Jeffrey Smith / Washington Post:
War Crimes Act Changes Would Reduce Threat Of Prosecution  —  The Bush administration has drafted amendments to a war crimes law that would eliminate the risk of prosecution for political appointees, CIA officers and former military personnel for humiliating or degrading war prisoners …
Bernard Lewis / Opinion Journal:
Does Iran have something in store?  —  During the Cold War, both sides possessed weapons of mass destruction, but neither side used them, deterred by what was known as MAD, mutual assured destruction.  Similar constraints have no doubt prevented their use in the confrontation between India and Pakistan.
 
 
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Steven Erlanger / New York Times:
Left or Right, Israelis Are Pro-War
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Iraqi divisions halfway there