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May 17, 2008

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Jil

Words fail me.

I wish they'd failed those folks, too.

Joe Wilson

Pretty funny stuff if it wasn't for the fact that I was crying a little bit after I read it. J-schools are really doing a good job cranking these folks out.

I got to thinking about the type of criminals you do want around and realized that you vote for them.

Joe

Samuel John Klein

You're not to be blamed for being snookered, Kevin. I have the same feelings whenever our local newsers remember what it is they're there for – who doesn't see a ray of sunshine pierce the miasma and think that the clouds are finally going to part?

Of course, that's what hope is all about. That they'll wake up and say "hey ... isn't what we're doing kind of evil, and shouldn't we maybe stop it just a bit?".

The only sin that could have been committed here is the sin of being surprised at it.

And Ed Murrow has been spinning in his grave for so long now that he's flown to pieces.

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