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Entries by Robert Koehler from 03/2007

Count the Quagmires

| Posted 03.07.2007 | Politics
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The real Bush Doctrine was summed up a few years ago by an administration official, who told a reporter: "We're an empire now, and when we act, we create our own reality." Yeah, OK.

Hemorrhaging Nirvana

| Posted 03.14.2007 | Politics
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As her speech and motor functions failed her, she melted into what she called a euphoric stupor and lost all sense of where "Dr. Jill" ended and the rest of the universe began.

Mission Accomplished

| Posted 03.21.2007 | Politics
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The phrase's appearance in the Newsweek story represents a sort of coded, postmodern irony. I wish our media had something better to do than turn it into a joke.

Symbolism and Duct Tape

| Posted 03.28.2007 | Politics
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"The Army has yet to provide the family with a copy of the original narrative required by Army Regulation to support the award of the Silver Star." ...