Nuthin' but Net
Hi. A lot of today's stuff reflects the fact that the Left Blogosphere is livid over the Iraq war supplemental.
Greg Sargent at TPMCafe sums up the state of play for the Democrats. And John Aravosis is not happy after watching the President's news conference this morning. But Jeffrey Feldman at Frameshop argues that the Democrats are not making a mistake with the war bill.
MSNBC's Keith Olbermann isn't buying it though. And neither is Kos.
Ed Morrissey, blogging at Heading Right, says the U.N. bears responsibility for the outbreak of violence in Lebanon. But RawStory picks up on Sy Hersh, who sees U.S. blowback.
Real Clear politics links to John Edwards's foreign policy speech from yesterday, in which he argues that the Global War on Terror has backfired on the U.S. -- and the White House response to Edwards's argument.
The Huffington Post links to a USA Today report that the White House has set up a rapid response team to talk back to the blogosphere on the immigration bill.
If you're interested in the fired U.S. attorneys controversy, the place to go is Josh Marshall's Talking Points Memo, which single-handedly drove the story forward when no one else in the media was reporting it. TPM's Muckraker arm wraps up Monica Goodling's testimony from yesterday.
A big surge in new home sales has the Internet buzzing. Patrick.net is an interesting aggregator of articles/blogs supporting the idea of "doom" in the housing market and links today to an argument that an economic tsunami is coming.
But Victor Davis Hanson says all the hand-wringing over the decline and fall of America is overblown.
And Andrew Sullivan finds something Democrats and Republicans can agree on. Shaq!
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