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3:45 PM ET, August 9, 2006

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michaelmoore.com:
It's All About Who You Sleep With ... a Cautionary Note from Michael Moore  —  Let the resounding defeat of Senator Joe Lieberman send a cold shiver down the spine of every Democrat who supported the invasion of Iraq and who continues to support, in any way, this senseless, immoral, unwinnable war.
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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 …
New York Times:
Revenge of the Irate Moderates  —  The defeat of Senator Joseph Lieberman at the hands of a little-known Connecticut businessman is bound to send a message to politicians of both parties that voters are angry and frustrated over the war in Iraq.  The primary upset was not, however …
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
Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
Blogger Takes Aim At News Media and Makes a Direct Hit  —  Charles Johnson could tell there was something wrong with the news photo the minute he saw it.  Something about the three plumes of black smoke rising over the buildings — smoke just doesn't curl that way, pirouetting in unison.
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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 …
USA Today:
A blogger shines when news media get it wrong
Discussion: New York Sun and USS Neverdock
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.
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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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."
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.
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 …
Peter Wehner / Opinion Journal:
Democracy an Its Discontents  —  Birth pangs of freedom in the Middle East.  —  Recent elections in the Middle East discredit the Bush administration's efforts to promote democracy in that region, according to a line of argument.  On "Meet the Press," Tim Russert summarized the criticism this way …
Discussion: Dr. Sanity and Blogs for Bush
 
 
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