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You may have guessed by now that my views are indeed more consistent with Democrats than with the ultra-conservative Cowboys currently sitting in the white house. Despite my (general) leftward leanings, I maintain a capacity to assess every situation and issues by its own merits, meaning that I do not consult my “How To Be a Proud Democrat” manual before announcing where I stand on a given topic. And now I will prove it.
To avoid calling the kettle black, I should probably show how, as a wandering grad student with much less to gain or lose, I possess a sense of honesty long since abandoned by the news media hogging the public’s airwaves. Here, to distinguish myself from left-handed MSNBC and its right-handed counterparts at Fox, I present the side of the Libby story that renders unflattering impressions of the party I’m pulling for in ’08, rather than sweeping certain insights under the rug (as Keith Olbermann does whenever Bill O’Reilly unwittingly stumbles over an insightful point of his own). (more…)
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