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7:35 PM ET, October 1, 2006

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Mark Halperin / New York Times:
Ace of Base  —  BILL and Hillary Clinton have been known to cite a quip widely attributed to Einstein: "The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result."  George W. Bush and Karl Rove live by an alternative dictum …
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Newsweek:
The Woodward War  —  Another book, another political blow.  How the Bush team is handling the rain of bad news on Iraq, and what it means for Secretary Rumsfeld's future.  —  The White House had more than an inkling of what was coming.  This was Bob Woodward's third book …
Discussion: The Mahablog and LamontBlog
Time:
Campaign 2006: The Republicans' Secret Weapon  —  You think the GOP is sure to lose big in November?  They aren't.  Here's why things don't look so bad to them  —  The polls keep suggesting that Republicans could be in for a historic drubbing.  And their usual advantage …
Discussion: DownWithTyranny! and Donklephant
Bob Woodward / Newsweek:
It was Bush's decision.  But Rumsfeld drove the dynamic on Iraq.  How the SecDef blew it.  An exclusive excerpt.  —  Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice (left) had concerns about the 'overbearing style' of Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld (right), according to Woodward's book
Caren Bohan / Reuters:
White House Lists Book's 'Five Key Myths'
The Blotter:
GOP Staff Warned Pages About Foley in 2001  —  Maddy Sauer and Anna Schecter Report:  —  A Republican staff member warned congressional pages five years ago to watch out for Congressman Mark Foley, according to a former page.  —  Matthew Loraditch, a page in the 2001-2002 class …
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Brian Ross Reports / The Blotter:
FBI Opens "Preliminary Investigation" of Foley  —  Brian Ross Reports:  —  The FBI has opened a "preliminary investigation" of disgraced former Congressman Mark Foley over the sexually explicit Internet messages he sent to congressional pages, all male high school studnets under the age of 18.
Discussion: Is That Legal?
The Buzz:
A Note From the Editors  —  There still seems to be some confusion about the order of events related to our coverage of Rep. Mark Foley and his email exchanges with teenagers he met through the congressional page program.  Let me try to clear this up.  —  In November of last year …
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Redstate:
What Did They Know And When Did They Know It?  —  THE MEDIA NEEDS …
Discussion: Balloon Juice and MyDD
Richard A. Clarke / New York Times:
Blinded by Hindsight  —  FIVE years after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, three years after the 9/11 commission report, and just weeks before a national election, the issues of what happened before those attacks have resurfaced.  Suddenly, we are again witnessing heated disputes …
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Jules Crittenden / Boston Herald:
Good news in the good fight, Iraqis hate al-Qaeda, too  —  "Light at the end of the tunnel" was one of those optimistic phrases from the Vietnam War that was widely mocked, until political pressures led the U.S. to abandon Vietnam.  The light became the oncoming train of another Cold War cliche …
Discussion: Pajamas Media and The Belmont Club
Michelle Malkin:
Bobblehead Rage!  —  I'm going offline the rest of the day, but had to blog this.  —  From fresco rage to book rage to film rage to beauty pageant rage to Koran-dropping rage to cartoon rage to Pope rage, it's always something with the Religion of Perpetual Outrage (hat tip-Andrew Bostom via NY Daily News).
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Tina Moore / NY Daily News:
Bobblehead Muhammed?  —  A ceramic bobblehead doll …
Discussion: Liberty and Justice
Times of London:
Is there blood on his hands?  —  As Kofi Annan prepares to stand down as UN secretary-general, Adam LeBor investigates the accusations made against the world's chief defender of human rights  —  THE CASE AGAINST KOFI ANNAN  —  The bodies were still warm when Lieutenant Ron Rutten found them …
Telegraph:
Saudis build 550-mile fence to shut out Iraq  —  Security in Iraq has collapsed so dramatically that Saudi Arabia has ordered the construction of a 550-mile high-tech fence to seal off its troubled northern neighbour.  —  The huge project to build the barrier, which will be equipped …
Clarice Feldman / The American Thinker:
Pardon me, but I smell something very peculiar in the way we have learned of the disgrace of Rep. Mark Foley.  —  The email scandal which led to the resignation of the Republican Congressman is reverberating throughout the capital and the nation, as Democrats attempt to capitalize on bad news for Republicans.
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Rick Moran / Right Wing Nut House:
THE WEBSITE THAT STARTED IT ALL - STRANGE BUT TRUE
Nico / Think Progress:
Hume Compares Mark Foley To President Clinton  —  This morning on Fox News Sunday, Brit Hume compared Mark Foley's predatory behavior towards underage pages to President Clinton's relationship with Monica Lewinsky.  Hume said that while Foley is now "in total disgrace in his party," Clinton's …
Brendan Daly / democraticleader.house.gov:
Pelosi Letter to Ethics Committee on Cover Up of the Foley Matter  —  Washington, D.C. - House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following letter sent today to House Ethics Committee Chairman Doc Hastings and Ranking Member Howard L. Berman about the Foley matter.  The text of the letter follows:
Discussion: Booman Tribune and The RBC
Matt Bai / New York Times:
The Inside Agitator  —  Not all states are equal on an election map, and Alaska is one of those less populous states — like Kansas or Idaho or Alabama — that national Democrats almost never bother to visit.  For one thing, just getting there presents a logistical ordeal …
Qassim Abdul-Zahra / Associated Press:
Gunmen kidnap 26 workers in Baghdad  —  BAGHDAD, Iraq - Gunmen kidnapped 26 workers from a refrigerated food factory Sunday in western Baghdad in what appeared to be a new sectarian attack, a security official said.  The kidnapped workers included Shiites and Sunnis, and they included three women …
Discussion: The Fourth Rail
Orlando Sentinel:
Florida Republicans angry at Foley's 'hypocrisy'  —  The congressman was known for crusading against sex predators and Internet porn.  —  FORT LAUDERDALE — At the height of the Monica Lewinsky scandal, a young Republican congressman from Florida did something that seemed ordinary at the time …
Discussion: PSoTD
Jeffrey Feldman / FRAMESHOP:
Hastert "Protected A Predator"  —  Fifty years from now, when historians write about the social problem of sexual predators in early 21st Century America, they will put a photo of Cardinal Bernard Law next to a photo of Republican Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert.
 
 
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