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Entries by Steve Benen from 03/2007

The Right Explains the Walter Reed Scandal

| Posted 03.05.2007 | Politics
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What they need is a way to fit the scandal into the right-wing talking points, so their ideological worldview can stay intact. Exhibit A, by way of Michelle Malkin.

This ... is CNN

| Posted 03.09.2007 | Politics
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Apparently, Tom DeLay's criminal indictment, his resignation from the House, and his multiple admonishments from the House Ethics Committee, weren't enough to keep CNN from putting him on the payroll.

What if We Don't Want to 'Get Over It'?

| Posted 03.12.2007 | Politics
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The right does something offensive, the left gets frustrated when there are no consequences, time elapses, and the right, annoyed by lingering resentment, tells the left to "get over it."

White House Officials Grew Accustomed to Accountability-free Politics

| Posted 03.16.2007 | Politics
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What did make the Bush gang think they could a) politicize U.S. Attorneys' offices; b) fire those who failed to play ball; and c) lie about it?

What if Bush Keeps Gonzales?

| Posted 03.20.2007 | Politics
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There's a certain reality that even the closest political observers sometimes forget: Bush doesn't care about traditional norms.

Let's Define 'Mainstream'

| Posted 03.30.2007 | Huffington Post

By Perino's logic, most Americans are outside the American mainstream, which if these words have any meaning, doesn't make a lot of sense.