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The Politics of Bailing Out

This is a video of our Senator Barbra Boxer busting on John McCain‘s theatrics.

Is the credit crisis too close to home? The Columbia Journalism Review asks if Andrea Mitchell should be covering anything about the financial crisis. Hm? That would be like Maria Shriver covering the recall. Right? Or the budget crisis? Or her husband’s politics over the Cawleefornia and so on and so forth…

The best thing that John McCain ever did for Sarah Palin, besides setting the stage for her to be immortalized in corn, was to distract the nation from her interview with Katie Couric which aired this week, this is according to LAT‘s James Rainey. Yeah, we’re heartless jerks and we kind of felt sorry for her, what with Putin rearing his head. If she wasn’t running for something important we’d stop paying attention because it now seems cruel.

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