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7:20 PM ET, September 14, 2007


 Top Items: 
CNN Political Ticker: moves from 'betray us' to 'betrayal' ad  —  WASHINGTON (CNN) - Five days after set off a political firestorm by publishing an ad in the New York Times attacking the top U.S. commander in Iraq, Gen. David Petraeus, the liberal advocacy group has set its sights on President Bush.
Discussion: The Swamp
Ben Smith / The Politico:
Elizabeth Edwards fires on MoveOn
Discussion: Hot Air and New York Post
Dana Blanton / Fox News:
FOX News Poll: Rudy Giuliani Preferred President Over Hillary Clinton …
The Politico:
Giuliani attacks Clinton in first Web ad
Discussion: CNN Political Ticker
Des Moines Register:
Elizabeth Edwards criticizes ad
Discussion: TPM Election Central
Bill / INDCJournal:
A Meeting with President Bush  —  President Bush met with a group bloggers today in an almost hour-long discussion of the war on terror.  Eight individuals attended the meeting in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, while Bill Roggio and I video conferenced in from Camp Victory in Baghdad.
N.Z. / Victory Caucus:
President Bush Meets with N.Z., Milbloggers  —  You might wonder whether the President of the United States pays any attention to blogs supporting the war effort.  Is he aware of the contribution that milblogs and new media more generally are making to the effort to educate the American public …
What If Existed 65 Years Ago?  —  How NOT To Understand The Reconstruction Effort In Iraq — Comments (9) »  —  Had and their ilk been around 65-years ago this conversation would likely be taking place in German.  —  And our beer might be better.
Dan Eggen / Washington Post:
Gonzales Ready to Leave the Stage  —  After nine months of noisy controversy over his troubled tenure, Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales is leaving office quietly today with a low-key farewell address to Justice Department employees in Washington.  —  Gonzales, who has made only three …
Terry Frieden / CNN:
Taxpayers eat $7 million government lunch tab  —  WASHINGTON (CNN) — Hungry attendees at Justice Department conferences have been enjoying millions of dollars in meatballs and other goodies courtesy of U.S. taxpayers, according to an inspector general's report released Friday.
Laura Rozen / MoJoBlog:
Subject to Debat: What did ABC Know and When Did It Know It?  —  In the end, it was Pascal Riché, a Paris-based former Washington correspondent for France's Libération newspaper, who uncovered a scandal at a top US television news network.  On September 11, Pascal reported …
Discussion: Right Wing Nut House
Will / Attytood:
The neocon link to the ABC News scandal
Discussion: and MoJoBlog
David Lightman / Hartford Courant:
Shays Says He'll Not Run Again If Denied Chairmanship  —  WASHINGTON - Rep. Christopher Shays said today he will not seek another congressional term unless House Republican leaders support his bid for the job of top GOP member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.
William Saletan / Slate:
RIGGING A STUDY TO MAKE CONSERVATIVES LOOK STUPID.  —  Are liberals smarter than conservatives?  —  It looks that way, according to a study published this week in Nature Neuroscience.  In a rapid response test—you press a button if you're given one signal, but not if you're given a different signal …
Discussion: Sister Toldjah
Jim Nichols / Plain Dealer:
Michigan GOP activist gets 5 years for sex assault  —  A Michigan lawyer who sexually attacked a 21-year-old woman at a Young Republicans convention here said Thursday that he disgraced himself, his family and his political party.  —  Michael Flory, 33, of Jackson, Mich. …
The Blotter:
CIA Bans Water-Boarding in Terror Interrogations  —  The controversial interrogation technique known as water-boarding, in which a suspect has water poured over his mouth and nose to stimulate a drowning reflex, has been banned by CIA director Gen. Michael Hayden, current and former CIA officials tell
Signorile / The Gist:
Condi's "Closest Female Friend"  —  Yesterday on the show I had an interesting conversation with Washington Post diplomatic correspondent Glenn Kessler, whose new book is The Confidante: Condoleezza Rice and the Creation of the Bush Legacy.  —  There have long been questions …
White House:
President Bush Signs Honest Leadership and Open Government Act of 2007  —  Today I signed into law S. 1, the "Honest Leadership and Open Government Act of 2007."  This bill represents some progress towards ethics, lobbying, and earmark reform, all of which I strongly support.
Media Matters for America:
Fox only broadcast network that did not air Democratic response to Bush speech … Following President Bush's September 13 prime-time address to the nation on Iraq, Fox was the only broadcast network not to air the Democratic response, which was delivered by Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI).
Discussion: Think Progress and Liberal Values
Kevin Drum / Washington Monthly:
HI-DEF BUSH....Last night Andrew Sullivan wrote that George Bush seemed "almost broken to me...his affect exhausted, his facial expression almost bewildered."  Today he offers a second opinion: … Clearly we're seeing a technology paradigm shift at work.  Just as Richard Nixon "lost" …
Discussion: The Atlantic Online and The Corner
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Doug Schoen / The Huffington Post:
After Petraeus, Conciliation: The Report Must Not Derail a Moderate …
Discussion: Firedoglake
Joseph L. Galloway / McClatchy Washington Bureau:
Galloway commentary: Bush still refuses to admit he was wrong
Discussion: TPMCafe blogs and Corrente
Amanda / Think Progress:
Inhofe Praises Bush's Iraq Plan As 'Wise,' Earlier Blasted Same …
Tristan Scott / Missoulian:
View from the bench / Roberts seeks to inspire in UM lectures
Discussion: The BLT, Law Blog and SCOTUSblog
Dan Joling / Associated Press:
Allen says Veco staff worked on Ted Stevens home remodel
Horses Mouth:
I noted yesterday that it's become something of a cliche to point …
David Kurtz / Talking Points Memo:
THE PRESIDENT'S MATH  —  The White House has provided us …
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
WHATEVER ...  Let's start by stipulating that the arguments …
 Earlier Items: 
The Raw Story:
Lurid IM congressman eludes charges
Ezra Klein / In These Times:
Trending Towards Inanity
Discussion: and Ezra Klein
Mike S. Adams /
Pino 911  —  On September 11, 2007, I was sitting around minding …
Discussion: Hot Air and The Jawa Report
Andrew Sullivan / The Atlantic Online:
Paleoconservatism Rising  —  A Southerrner against the Iraq war - on conservative grounds.
The real meaning of "No war for oil"
Sonya Geis / Washington Post:
Scholars Decry Law School's About-Face on New Dean

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