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11:35 AM ET, June 5, 2010


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James Hider / Times of London:
Israeli troops board aid ship bound for Gaza  —  Israeli naval forces boarded an Irish-owned ship bound for Gaza today, just five days after killing nine passengers in a bloody raid on a previous aid convoy.  —  The commandos boarded the ship “with the full compliance” …
Israeli troops take over Gaza aid ship Rachel Corrie  —  Israeli forces boarded the Rachel Corrie from the sea  —  Israeli troops say they have taken control of an aid ship trying to break the blockade of the Gaza Strip.  —  Israel's military says soldiers boarded the Irish-owned Rachel Corrie …
Discussion: Crooks and Liars
Jerusalem Post:
Navy boards, takes control of ‘Rachel Corrie’ off Gaza coast  —  PM compares quiet boarding of boat with “peace activists” to “violent extremists” of Mavi Marmara.  —  Talkbacks (42)  —  Make JPOST.COM your Home Page  —  Iranian Threat  —  Jewish World  —  Local Israel  —  Arts & Culture
A new approach to Gaza  —  Israel should focus on its own interests …
Discussion: Washington Post and Israpundit
Richard Wolffe / The Daily Beast:
Obama Knew the Spill Was Hopeless  —  Blogs and Stories  —  As the president visits the Gulf anew, Richard Wolffe reports that he was first briefed in April on how bad the spill would be.  Plus: the real reason the White House is so mad at Carville—and why Obama would rather talk about the economy.
Allahpundit / Hot Air:
Report: Obama knew from the beginning that oil leak would likely last months  —  This makes all those golf outings, sports-team photo ops, and celebrity jams with Paul McCartney over the past six weeks feel extra special, doesn't it? … That's from frequent Olbermann guest Richard Wolffe.
Russell Berman / The Hill:
Obama: Administration is ‘prepared for the worst’ in Gulf spill
Discussion: CNN and The Politico
Greg Sargent / The Plum Line:   The Morning Plum  —  * There's no getting around the fact …
Max Blumenthal:
IDF Releases Apparently Doctored Flotilla Audio; Press Reports As Fact  —  The IDF's propaganda is increasingly unbelievable, yet the media is enthusiastically playing along.  This audio, which purports to show flotilla passengers telling the IDF to “go back to Auschwitz,” …
Dennis Wagner / Arizona Republic:
Altered mural fuels racial debate in Prescott  —  A group of artists has been asked to lighten the faces of children depicted in a giant public mural at a Prescott school.  —  The project's leader says he was ordered to lighten the skin tone after complaints about the children's ethnicity.
Karoli / Crooks and Liars:
Prescott, Arizona mural altered to lighten children's skin tone
Discussion: Wonkette and The Huffington Post
Jack Shafer / The Huffington Post:
Ari Fleischer: Fire Helen Thomas  —  WHAT'S YOUR REACTION?  —  Longtime White House scribe Helen Thomas caused more than a few eyebrows to perk up when video surfaced on Friday of her declaring that Jews should “get the hell out of Palestine” and go back to Germany and Poland.
Andrew Hough / Telegraph:
Queen's birthday gaffe leaves Hillary Clinton red faced  —  Hillary Clinton, the US Secretary of State, has been left red faced after mistakenly sending a birthday message to the Queen a week early.  —  An official statement from the US foreign policy chief paid tribute to the …
Sheryl Gay Stolberg / New York Times:
Glimpses of Kagan's Views in Clinton White House  —  WASHINGTON — A new cache of documents from Elena Kagan's days as an adviser to President Bill Clinton shows that she frequently scribbled notes in the margins of memorandums yet rarely expressed forceful views.
Lori Ziganto / RedState:
Die In A Fire, You Vicious Racist Scumbag  —  I didn't address State Sen. Jake Knotts' “raghead” comments earlier, because I had little to say to the refuted man, save for some rather colorful words.  Today, he proved himself even more odious than even first thought.  Via Hot Air (emphasis theirs):
Charles Hurt / New York Post:
Dem strategists turning to Crist in Florida Senate race  —  WASHINGTON — Top Democratic strategists are abandoning their party's frontrunner in the Florida Senate race in favor of Independent Charlie Crist, who bolted the Republican party over the state party's rightward lurch toward the Tea Party.
Jordan Fabian / The Hill:
Lieberman praises Clapper pick for DNI post  —  The top senator on the Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee on Friday praised the president's nominee to head the nation's intelligence efforts.  —  On Friday, President Barack Obama picked Gen. James Clapper (Ret.) …
BLASTS FROM THE PAST!  Old patterns could return, some liberals warn.  Other libs seem to embrace them:  —  The news is a novel/The Kiss was just a kiss: On Tuesday's Hardball, a marvelous moment occurred, involving a treasured press corps novel.  The most dishonest broadcaster of our age …
New York Times:
John Wooden, Who Built Incomparable Dynasty at U.C.L.A., Dies at 99  —  Correction Appended  —  John Wooden, a staid Midwesterner who migrated to U.C.L.A. and became college basketball's most successful coach, earning the nickname the Wizard of Westwood and an enduring place in sports history …
New York Times:
BP Funneling Some of Leak to the Surface  —  HOUSTON — BP and government officials said Friday that a cap installed over a gushing well in the Gulf of Mexico was funneling some oil and gas to the surface, but they cautioned that much was still leaking and that it would be days before they could declare …
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John Doyle / New York Post:
State parole board votes to release 1973 cop killer
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
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Jason Ryan / ABCNEWS:
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Jed Lewison / Daily Kos:
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Susie Madrak / Crooks and Liars:
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Discussion: Politics Daily
Ed Morrissey / Hot Air:
Great news: Hollywood to make Rush Limbaugh biopic
Discussion: Mediaite and Don Surber
Brian Maloney / The Radio Equalizer:
Democrat Tells Libtalker He Wants Republicans Sent To Prison