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SCHIPping Away at the Bush Legacy

September 28, 2007

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It’s hard to imagine a worse PR move for a politician than to keep children from seeing the doctor. But President Bush seems to relish playing the role of the Grinch who Stole Health Care, promising to veto bipartisan legislation passed this week to reauthorize the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP). SCHIP is a […]

Ah, madinejad.

September 27, 2007

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I biked straight into a circus when I arrived at school yesterday. Columbia’s main gate was thick with protesters denouncing the visit of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. There were journalists (and journalism students) blocking the sidewalk and police demanding school IDs before letting people onto campus. As I struggled to fish out my wallet, all […]

Bush Consultant No Longer Anti-Humanity

September 27, 2007

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From HotlineBlog: Bush-Cheney β€˜04 adman Fred Davis has joined the Bono-endorsed anti-poverty non-profit ONE campaign as its sole media consultant. β€œIt’s nice to be on the side of all of humanity this time,” said Davis.

Quiet Passage

September 23, 2007

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I can’t be the only person wondering what Marcelle Marceau’s last words were. The mime passed away in Paris at the age of 84.