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Quote of the Day

Why is it that Republicans don’t want government involved when it comes to the economy (opposing the auto bailouts) but do want government involved when it comes to telling people how to live their lives?
~ Maureen Dowd

Maureen Dowd on Paul Newman

Op-Ed Columnist – Cool Hand Paul – Op-Ed – NYTimes.com

Life of Her Party

For many years, reality was out of vogue with Republicans. They ignored the reality of Iraq and Katrina, of Pakistan and Osama bin Laden.

When confronted with their colossal carelessness around the globe and here at home, their mantra was, as Rummy put it, “Stuff happens.”

Now reality, in all its messy, crazy, funky glory, has flooded the party, in the comely, crackling form of Sarah Palin. …

Op-Ed Columnist – Life of Her Party – Op-Ed – NYTimes.com