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8:30 PM ET, December 29, 2007

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Faiz / Think Progress:
Kristol: The New York Times ‘Should Be Prosecuted,’ 'It Isn't A First-Rate Newspaper'  —  For years, Bill Kristol has been at the forefront of a vitriolic right-wing crusade against the New York Times.  Sadly, the Times has chosen to reward him for it.  —  After the New York Times …
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Matthew Yglesias:
All's Well  —  When I heard that Bill Kristol was leaving Time I got seriously worried about the state of the world.  After all, everyone knows that conservative pundits don't get held accountable for saying tons and tons of wrong stuff — that's not how it works.
David D. Kirkpatrick / New York Times:
Remarks on Pakistan Are Tailing Huckabee  —  In discussing the volatile situation in Pakistan, Mike Huckabee has made several erroneous or misleading statements at a time when he has been under increasing scrutiny from fellow presidential candidates for a lack of fluency in foreign policy issues.
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CNN:
Bhutto exhumation okay, Pakistan official says
Primary Monitor Blog:
Monitor endorsements: McCain, Clinton  —  This morning's Monitor editorial endorsed John McCain in New Hampshire's Republican primary.  It concludes: … Tomorrow's editorial will endorse Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire's Democratic primary.  Here is an excerpt:
Discussion: Taylor Marsh
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New York Times:
Days Before Voting, Gloves Come Off  —  DES MOINES — In the last weekend before the Iowa caucuses, the Republican presidential candidates are bloodying the field with a blizzard of negative attacks, showing the strains of a wide-open and unpredictable race.
New York Times:   Candidates Digging for a Deeper Pool of Iowa Voters
Ann Althouse / Althouse:
“You may have seen that some Hillary Clinton ‘sock puppets’ were recently outed on a New Hampshire blog, to the campaign's great embarrassment."  —  Thanks, Matt Bai, NYT Magazine writer who is now also blogging on the NYT website.  I'm extremely interested in that story, which I missed.
Amy Lorentzen / Associated Press:
Edwards pledges not to hire lobbyists  —  WASHINGTON, Iowa - Democrat John Edwards pledged Saturday to ban lobbyists from jobs in his administration if he is elected.  —  He said people who have lobbied for a foreign government or on behalf of a corporation will not be allowed to work in his White House.
Discussion: The Trail
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Jake Tapper / ABCNEWS:
Obama Ad Omits Lobbyist Reference
Discussion: The Caucus, NO QUARTER and Taylor Marsh
Howard Kurtz / The Trail:
Incomplete Picture in New Obama Health Care Ad
Discussion: TalkLeft, HillaryClinton.com and MSNBC
James Pindell / Boston Globe:
Paul: Fox News is ‘scared of me’  —  PLAISTOW, N.H. — Ron Paul said the decision to exclude him from a debate on Fox News Sunday the weekend before the New Hampshire Primary is proof that the network “is scared” of him.  —  “They are scared of me and don't want my message to get out …
Discussion: Think Progress and DBKP
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USA Today:
Thompson: Doesn't like campaign process, ‘will not be devastated’ if he loses  —  Bill Theobald of Gannett News Service has been following Republican Fred Thompson around Iowa.  In a dispatch today from Burlington, Bill quotes the former Tennessee senator as saying he doesn't like modern campaigning …
Discussion: Fred File and The Campaign Spot
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Redstate:
“Hello.  My name is Jill Lawrence. …
Discussion: Flopping Aces
Salah Nasrawi / Associated Press:
Bin Laden issues warning on Iraq, Israel  —  CAIRO, Egypt - Osama bin Laden warned Iraq's Sunni Arabs against fighting al-Qaida and vowed to expand the terror group's holy war to Israel in a new audiotape Saturday, threatening “blood for blood, destruction for destruction.”
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Peter Graff / Reuters:
U.S. and Iraqi commanders hail security
Discussion: Weekly Standard
UPI:
Vatican denies exorcist expansion  —  The Vatican is denying reports it plans to install more exorcists around the world so possessed people can get help quickly.  —  “Pope Benedict XVI has no intention of ordering local bishops to bring in garrisons of exorcists to fight demonic possession …
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Nick Pisa / Daily Mail:
Pope's exorcist squads will wage war on Satan
Dahlia Lithwick / Slate:
THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION'S DUMBEST LEGAL ARGUMENTS OF THE YEAR.  —  This time last year, I offered up a top 10 list of the most appalling civil-liberties violations by the Bush administration in 2006.  The grim truth is, not much has changed.  The Bush administration continues to limit our basic freedoms …
Ed Morrissey / Captain's Quarters:
Because Oil Companies And Pizza Hut Couldn't Afford It  —  I've figured out how to get conservatives and liberals together on the issue of pork.  All we need to do is show how earmarks put money in the pockets of a progressive bete noir, and if possible, throw in a dash of Congressional cluelessness.
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Aaron Keith Harris / xeniagazette.1upmonitor.com:   Hobson helps make gas station a reality
David D. Kirkpatrick / New York Times:
Shake, Rattle and Roil the Grand Ol' Coalition  —  AS a Republican presidential primary candidate, Mike Huckabee is a puzzle.  —  A Southern Baptist pastor and thoroughgoing social conservative, Mr. Huckabee has struck a distinctly populist chord when it comes to economics.
Ralph Blumenthal / New York Times:
Texas Prosecutor Apologizes for Messages to His Secretary  —  HOUSTON — A day after a federal court slip-up exposed intimate office e-mail exchanges with his executive secretary, Texas' most powerful prosecutor, the district attorney of Harris County, issued a public apology Friday to his family and others.
Ben Smith / The Politico:
Obama robocall: HRC's ‘misleading attacks’  —  Obama's campaign is out with a sharp-edged robocall from an Ames physician, “Dr. Bob” (his last name isn't clearly audible in this recording), pushing back on Clinton's criticism of his health care plan.  —  The opening: “Hillary Clinton and her allies have launched misleading attacks.”
Tahman Bradley / Political Radar:
Bill Clinton Won't Attend NSC Meetings in a Hillary White House  —  ABC News' Jonathan Greenberger reports: If she makes it to the White House, Sen. Hillary Clinton said today her husband will take on the same responsibilities as traditional presidential spouses, with no access to National Security Council meetings.
Scott Ott / A Townhall.com user blog:
Bhutto Killing Puts EuroLeaders On Notice: Time to Choose  —  The assassination of Benazir Bhutto has put on notice the leaders of every European nation.  —  Your secularism, your democracy will not stand.  The growing Muslim populations in your own lands that you have done so much to tolerate …
Discussion: BitsBlog and AMERICAN DIGEST
 
 
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Jerome Armstrong / MyDD:
Iowa graphs  —  These graphics [it's getting anal out here …
Gateway Pundit:
Poor Iranian Regime Falls Victim To Pwning
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Patrick Smith / NYT:
The Airport Security Follies
Washington Wire:
Ahh! Romney and the Screamer
Reza Aslan / Washington Post:
He Could Care Less About Obama's Story
Washington Post:
The Most Popular Opinions of the Year
Discussion: Weekly Standard
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Jim Himes / Firedoglake:
Blue America Welcomes Jim Himes
Discussion: Crooks and Liars and MyDD
PZ Myers / Pharyngula:
Torture — what's it good for?  —  One little post …
Discussion: Vox Popoli
Chuck Simmins / America's North Shore Journal:
A Milestone in Iraq You Won't See in the Paper
Michelle Malkin:
Impeachment Watch: Extreme BDS in Vermont
Brent Budowsky / The Hill:
What Gore, Clinton and Democrats Can Learn from Benazir Bhutto
Discussion: Multi Medium and TPMCafe blogs