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Archive for the 'andrew sullivan' Category

Andrew Sullivan On…Beards

Thursday, March 23rd, 2006

If you wanted advice on tanning, you wouldn’t ask Dita Von Teese, would you?

Dignity Is Not An Option, Part II

Monday, January 23rd, 2006

George Galloway and Dead Or Alive’s Pete Burns (apparently Boy George and Richard Simmons found the prospect humiliating). [link courtesy the redesigned Andrew Sullivan]. In an apparently related piece, Christopher Hitchens kicks the cat while it’s down.

The Guys Running Room 101 Redefine Torture

Monday, November 14th, 2005

Andrew Sullivan publishes an email from a reader who articulates some painfully obvious (and very necessary) points.

Torture and The Chain Of Command

Saturday, November 5th, 2005

Andrew Sullivan uses quotes from an NPR interview with ex-Colin Powell aid Lawrence Wilkerson and an International Herald Tribune article to trace the White House’s culpability in the abuse and torture of overseas detainees. Visualize Dick Cheney being tried as a war criminal.

Libby Takes One (Or, Rather, Five) For Team Cheney

Friday, October 28th, 2005

Connecting the dots with Andrew Sullivan.

She Didn’t Jump, She Was Pushed

Thursday, October 27th, 2005

Andrew Sullivan is linking to this Byron York post on corner.nationalreview.com. Along with “Fitzmas” tomorrow, this is going to make for a busy Sunday on the network and cable chat shows. The White House has been in hunker-down-and-stonewall mode for so long now I can’t come up with any scenario where Bush can poker-face his [...]

“What Bush Should Do”

Wednesday, October 26th, 2005

Andrew Sullivan is living in a dream world, god bless him, but it’s hard not to pull the covers up over one’s head, get the flashlight out, and, um, compare fantasies…

Modified Mea Culpa, Limited Journalist, Embarrassed Newspaper

Monday, October 17th, 2005

The Sunday chat shows and Monday blogs are full of…well, opinions and insight regarding self-described Miss Run Amok, Judith Miller. Sunday’s New York Times featured a long-awaited– and long– explanation regarding the matter. Steve Lovelady reconstructs and deconstructs the Miller/NY Times spin in this CJR Daily entry. Andew Sullivan points out the obvious inconsistencies and [...]

Of All The Conservative Second-Guessers-of-Bush Out There

Saturday, October 8th, 2005

…Andrew Sullivan is the most coherent, cogent and consistent.

Bush Press Conference & Today’s Speech | Bird Flu | McCain Amendment: 90-9

Thursday, October 6th, 2005

CJR Daily continues to be my first read every morning. Felix Gillette collects some blog-snark following the President’s news conference yesterday. Edward B. Colby looks at Bush’s proactivity regarding avian flu and the media’s reaction to it. Andrew Sullivan praises the McCain amendment after it passes the Senate. It’s sure to be vetoed by Bush, [...]