February 2004

In an earlier posting, I offered some language which I thought provided a reasonable explanation of Kerry’s vote on Gulf War 2. I contacted the Kerry organization about this (and, to be fair, sent an equivalent email to the Edwards camp). Someone from the Kerry team replied quickly and pointed me at this piece from…

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Many folks (especially pundits, Howard Dean, and right-wingers) seem to think that Kerry’s votes on Iraq mean that he cannot legitimately criticise Bush on the subject. I think that’s utter nonsense. Here’s one way he could answer those critics. I realise that this text may be a bit too strong — after all, only 20%…

Read More How Kerry can explain his votes on Iraq

I’m off to England later today, and I’ll be gone for a week with only limited Internet access. Hence no blog updates. Instead of packing, I’ve been distracted by several items: The Woman Who Wouldn’t Talk by Susan McDougall. Compelling, funny, horrifying, infuriating. (Not with her, with Ken Starr.) I hope that one day a…

Read More Off to England