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10:35 PM ET, August 31, 2008

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Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
Things That Make You Go Hmmm  —  Questions for the McCain-Palin campaign: … It strikes me as likely that there are reasonable answers to these questions - more reasonable than the only one given so far - … and the rumors buzzing across the Internets and the press corps are unfounded and unseemly.
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Jeff G. / protein wisdom:
BECAUSE OF THE HYPOCRISY!  [NOW UPDATED WITH EVEN MORE DASTARDLY HYPOCRISYNESS!]  —  Time to keep a running list of Sarah Palin's sins — lovingly gathered, mostly in crazed speculative form — by members of the Church of Diversity and Otherness coddling.  —  1) Alan Colmes: Poor prenatal care …
Lee Stranahan / The Huffington Post:
DailyKos Embraces The Palin ‘Fake Pregnancy’ Rumor But Rejects The Edwards Story  —  Its the wackiest rumor about Sarah Palin or any other politician so far this election.  It's making it's way all through the internet.  And of course it came from DailyKos.
See-Dubya / michellemalkin.com:
Palin attacks counterproductive as well as moronic  —  I hate to spend any more time or blog real estate on such grabastic buffoons who are digging up-well, making up-crap about Governor Palin, but let me add a comment to the second item Michelle mentioned here.
Maureen Dowd / New York Times:
Vice in Go-Go Boots?  —  The guilty pleasure I miss most when I'm out slogging on the campaign trail is the chance to sprawl on the chaise and watch a vacuously spunky and generically sassy chick flick.  —  So imagine my delight, my absolute astonishment, when the hokey chick flick came out on the trail …
Amanda Carpenter / TownHall Blog:
Lefty Bloggers Go After Palin's Daughter
Discussion: Don Surber
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
Palin: Surge?  What Surge?  —  Among the tiny number of occasions …
Discussion: The Nation
ArcXix / Daily Kos:
Sarah Palin Is NOT The Mother [Photos+Video]
Discussion: Wake up America and Hoffmania!
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Hilzoy / Washington Monthly:
Borderline  —  This is amazing: … The more I learn about this choice, the more it reminds me of Bush's choice of Harriet Miers.  I don't think it's at all similar in its political ramifications — Miers' nomination was seen as a betrayal by social conservatives, the very people who are thrilled by Sarah Palin.
Discussion: Daily Kos and The RBC
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
GETTING REAL ABOUT PALIN  —  I've noticed some people who should know better claiming that bringing up Gov. Palin's troopergate scandal is tantamount to making a victim of or defending her slimeball ex-brother-in-law who allegedly once used a taser on his stepson.  —  That's awfully foolish.
Ross Douthat:
Will McCain Ruin Palin?
Discussion: The Jed Report
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New York Times:
Republicans Drop Most Convention Action on Monday  —  ST. PAUL — Senator John McCain called a halt on Sunday afternoon to all but the most essential activities for the Republican National Convention on Monday, declaring that it was time for members of his party to “take off our Republican hats …
Yahoo! News:
GOP sees potential redemption in Gustav
Discussion: Associated Press and Pajamas Media
Tom Kizzia / Anchorage Daily News:
Palin touts stance on ‘Bridge to Nowhere,’ doesn't note flip-flop  —  When John McCain introduced Gov. Sarah Palin as his running mate Friday, her reputation as a tough-minded budget-cutter was front and center.  —  “I told Congress, thanks but no thanks on that bridge to nowhere,” …
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CNN:
CNN Poll: Obama 49, McCain 48  —  ST. PAUL, Minnesota (CNN) — On the eve of the Republican convention, a new national poll suggests the race for the White House remains dead even.  —  A CNN/Opinion Research Corp. poll released Sunday night shows the Obama-Biden ticket leading the McCain-Palin ticket …
Discussion: Hot Air
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Winston Smith / Philosoraptor:   Ham Sandwich McCain's Actual Choice for Veep
Amanda / Think Progress:
Cindy McCain: Palin knows foreign policy because ‘Alaska is the closest part of our continent to Russia.’  —  Today on ABC's This Week, Cindy McCain tried to rebut the criticism that Gov. Sarah Palin (R-AK) has no national experience by taking a talking point from Fox's Steve Doocy.
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Pundit Review Radio / BLACKFIVE:
COMMANDING ALASKA'S GUARD W/ 24/7 MISSILE DEFENSE
Discussion: The Corner and Wizbang
Greg Mitchell / The Huffington Post:
Cindy McCain on ABC Today: Palin Has National Security Experience …
Discussion: Jack & Jill Politics
Randyj / TIME.com:
Dead Heat  —  From CNN/Opinion Research Center:  —  Obama 49, McCain 48  —  Gov. Palin's approval: 38%, with 21% unfavorable and 41% never heard of her or have no opinion.  —  First poll with both tickets complete. … Read more from the poll here.  —  Get The Page delivered to your inbox.
Discussion: The Other McCain
Arnab Datta / Political Radar:
Ex-Dem Chair Apologizes for Hurricane Remark  —  ABC News' Teddy Davis Reports: Former DNC Chairman Don Fowler apologized on Sunday for joking in a private conversation that the timing of Hurricane Gustav demonstrates that God is on the side of the Democrats.
Anne Eisenberg / New York Times:
Lines and Bubbles and Bars, Oh My!  New Ways to Sift Data  —  PEOPLE share their videos on YouTube and their photos at Flickr.  Now they can share more technical types of displays: graphs, charts and other visuals they create to help them analyze data buried in spreadsheets, tables or text.
 
 
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Kari Lydersen / Washington Post:
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Washington Wire:
Obama Says Storm Raises ‘Bipartisan Concerns’
Discussion: TalkLeft
Andrew Ferguson / New York Times:
The Republicans, Bound for Mars
Discussion: DownWithTyranny!
Molly Priesmeyer / Minnesota Independent:
National Lawyers Guild seeks to have judge review detentions …
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
GOP CONVENTION UP IN THE AIR
Discussion: Open Left
 Earlier Items: 
Ben / Think Progress:
McCain Says He Is ‘Obviously’ …
Jeffrey Young / The Hill:
Stem cell backers doubt McCain's support
Discussion: TalkLeft
Jonah Goldberg / The Corner:
Pivot Palin, Pivot!  —  She's said nice things about Hillary.
Discussion: Hot Air
Ta-Nehisi Coates:
Elitism Bait  —  The entire Sarah Palin pick comes down to one thing …
Rick Brookhiser / The Corner:
Palin  —  I have not had a TV to watch all week, though …