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2:10 AM ET, November 19, 2006


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New York Times:
A Tough Road Ahead for Rove  —  Karl Rove, the top White House political strategist, is coming off the worst election defeat of his career to face a daunting task: saving the president's agenda with a Congress not only controlled by Democrats, but also filled with Republican members resentful …
Peter Baker / Washington Post:
Embittered Insiders Turn Against Bush  —  The weekend after the statue of Saddam Hussein fell, Kenneth Adelman and a couple of other promoters of the Iraq war gathered at Vice President Cheney's residence to celebrate.  The invasion had been the "cakewalk" Adelman predicted.
Discussion: Mia Culpa and CorrenteWire
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Bolton in extraordinary outburst against United Nations  —  The U.S. Ambassador to the UN, John Bolton, launched a scathing attack on the United Nations Friday.  —  Bolton was furious over the adoption by the General Assembly of a resolution which said the assembly regretted the deaths …
Pamela Geller Oshry / Atlas Shrugs:
FOOKIN JOHN BOLTON!  —  Another Jew hating, Israel bashing resolution passed by the corrupt world body that ignores the Islamic Jihad of the Khartoum Government in Sudan, ignores the oppression of non Muslims in Muslim countries, ignores the mad ravings of Islamic Iran bent on annihilating the West …
David Morgan / Reuters:
Chertoff says U.S. threatened by international law
Discussion: Ruminate This and Booman Tribune
New York Times:
Unlike Clinton, Bush Sees Hanoi in Bit of a Hurry  —  President Bush likes speed golf and speed tourism — this is the man who did the treasures of Red Square in less than 20 minutes — but here in the lake-studded capital of a nation desperately eager to connect with America, he set a record.
Blair accepts 'disaster' in Iraq  —  Tony Blair has publicly agreed with the opinion that the violence in Iraq since the 2003 invasion has been a disaster.  —  The UK prime minister was responding to a question by Sir David Frost in an interview on the new al-Jazeera English-language Arabic TV channel.
Hindrocket / Power Line:
Discussion: Wizbang
Jon Henke / QandO:
BLOGS, CAMPAIGNS AND THE 2006 ELECTION  —  Lost in the schadenfreude over the Lamont loss to Lieberman is the fact that the blogosphere — specifically, the Leftosphere — was spectacularly effective during the 2006 campaign.  Time Magazine observes...  It would be incorrect to premise …
Dean Barnett / Blog's TownHall Blog:
FAQ - Republican Congressional Leadership
Discussion: The Mahablog
David D. Kirkpatrick / New York Times:
Democrats Split on How Far to Go With Ethics Law  —  Left and right: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images; Center: David Scull for The New York Times  —  After railing for months against Congressional corruption under Republican rule, Democrats on Capitol Hill are divided on how far their proposed ethics overhaul should go.
Glenn Greenwald / Unclaimed Territory:
Dick Cheney at the Federalist Society last night — translated  —  (updated below)  —  Vice President Dick Cheney and the Federalist Society got together last night and shared some hearty laughs about the administration's ongoing eavesdropping on American citizens, inside the U.S. …
Charles Babington / Washington Post:
Party Shift May Make Warming a Hill Priority  —  Dramatic changes in congressional oversight of environmental issues may pump new life into efforts to fight global warming, activist groups and lawmakers said yesterday.  —  Sen. John W. Warner (R-Va.) announced his intention to become …
Discussion: MyDD and Raising Kaine
Tom Maguire / JustOneMinute:
Psychic CSI - Lefties Catch Coulter Bending Space-Time!  —  Here is a shocking story from the Times: … Pretty ghastly.  But let's see how some prominent lefty sites react - here is Steven D at the Booman Tribune: … And following a Times excerpt, we get this conclusion:
The Sideshow:
Political meat & veg  —  The Honorable Albert Gore, Jr. was interviewed by GQ recently, and among other things, he said: … (I liked the jokes, too.)  —  I got this via Lambert via Vast Left-Wing Conspiracy, both of whom are faunching to see Al run and see hope that he would accept a draft.
Hindrocket / Power Line:
HYPOCRISY, YES, BUT WITH A POINT  —  The brouhaha over John Edwards's staffer going to Wal-Mart to buy the Senator a Play Station 3 just a day after Edwards had blasted Wal-Mart for its employment practices was pretty entertaining.  James Taranto quotes Wal-Mart's press release pimping the Senator:
Robert Novak / Real Clear Politics:
Steele Speaking Out, Chafee's Last Defection  —  WASHINGTON — President Bush's political advisers are urging Maryland Lt. Gov. Michael Steele neither to seek nor accept a Cabinet post but instead find a national platform on television or radio.  —  While losing for the U.S. Senate …
Discussion: MyDD, DownWithTyranny! and Hot Air
Associated Press:
Leahy Seeks Documents on Detention  —  Sen. Patrick J. Leahy (D-Vt.), who will chair the Senate Judiciary Committee next year, asked the Justice Department to release two newly acknowledged documents, which set U.S. policy on how terrorism suspects are detained and interrogated.
Brian Beutler / The Raw Story:
Dem judiciary leader seeks torture documents
Agence France Presse:
Dutch Muslims hit out at proposed burqa ban  —  Dutch Muslims have hit out at a proposed government ban of face veils, saying it was over the top, ill-conceived and infringed religious rights.  —  On Friday the Dutch cabinet said it was proposing a bill banning clothing that covers the face in public …
The Big Trunk / Power Line:
THIS TIME THE DREAM'S ON ME  —  I jumped the gun in celebrating the annivesary Johnny Mercer's birth earlier this week in "Accentuate the postive."  Today is the day, and the number of songs for which he is known to have written the lyrics, according to Philip Furia's biography of Mercer …
Discussion: Joe's Dartblog
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Ezra Klein:
Here's What Class Warfare Looks Like
Discussion: Confined Space and NewsHog
Justice Department Won't Investigate Flier Distribution
Albany Times Union:
Bid to 'lock up' Sweeney report described
Henry A. Kissinger / Khaleej Times:
What do we do with Iran?  —  IRAN'S nuclear programme …
Discussion: TPMCafe blogs
Greyhawk / Mudville Gazette:
Steve Young / The Huffington Post:
Franken's Leaving Alright...For Iraq... News of Leaving Air America, Premature
Juan Forero / Washington Post:
Colombian Government Shaken By Lawmakers' Paramilitary Ties
Discussion: A Tiny Revolution
Joe Gandelman / The Moderate Voice:
Reporter Who Covered O.J. Trial: O.J. Is Still Juiciing Us
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Atrios / Eschaton:
The Big Money  —  Consider helping out your favorite bloggers.
Crude oil his a 17-month low
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The Saturday Cartoons  —  All cartoons posted with artists …
Discussion: Firedoglake and The Sideshow
Media Matters for America:
"Media Matters"; by Jamison Foser
Darryl Fears / Washington Post:
Republicans Lost Ground With Latinos In Midterms
The Daily Dish:
Blacks, Gays, Rove
Associated Press:
Wilson declared unofficial winner by 879 votes
NY Daily News:
Pelosi's bruising  —  Wins top job but loses in nasty fight over No. 2