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Entries by Thomas de Zengotita from 12/2006

The Last Temptation of Little George

| Posted 12.02.2006 | Politics
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Essentially weak men who spend their lives striking poses of strength can be fatally tempted by the Gotterdammerung impulse.

Why Big George Broke Down Sobbing Today Over Medium George

| Posted 12.05.2006 | Politics
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Little George is hopeless, and always has been--and Big George knows it, and always has, and so has the whole family.

The Beauty of Justice: Cheney's Daughter Becomes One of Two Moms

| Posted 12.06.2006 | Politics
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Dick and Lynn love their daughter. She's an actual real person to them. They will stand by her, as they should, and the hell with ideology.

Why Obama Could Make It All The Way

| Posted 12.08.2006 | Huffington Post

His name and ethnicity, his whole biography. This is the age of the mix and fusion and backgrounds don't get more fused and mixed than his. He has icon potential, for that reason.

Question for Lawrence O'Donnell

| Posted 12.14.2006 | Entertainment
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He deftly transforms a mindless chauvinist attack into a subtle historical analysis of American character, American exceptionalism, American ego. But here's my question for him.

How I Feel When They Say: "What Should We Do In Iraq NOW?"

| Posted 12.17.2006 | Politics
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I beg and plead and yell and scream, but they are bloated with hubris, convinced of the epochal invincibility of their project.