January 5, 2006
Don't forget to vote

Over at Little Green Footballs they're holding final voting for 2005's Idiotarian of the Year Award. The finalists are Venezuelan strongman Hugo Chavez, The New York Times and Cindy Sheehan. My vote will be going to the country's most disappointing newspaper.

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January 5, 2006
Public Service Announcement

I just wanted to alert any University of Virginia Law School students that you're not getting the best return on your educational dollar -- especially if you're taking Prof. Rosa Brooks constitutional law class.

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January 5, 2006
Idiots of the day

We've got a two-fer. Idiot No. 1 is Iranian Preisident Mahmoud Ahmadinejad who today expressed his desire that Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon die. I think I can speak for Sharon and many Israelis and Americans by saying: "Right back at ya!" Idiot No. 2 is broadcaster Pat Robertson who suggested that God caused Sharon's […]

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January 5, 2006
Template problems

I didn't touch the dang thing, but all of the sudden my template has begun behaving inappropriately. If you're using Internet Explorer, you probably can't read all of the posts (I'd encourage you to switch to Firefox at this point). I don't know what caused this to occur, but I'm going to try to fix […]

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🧵Please indulge me more on this topic: Yesterday's Bloomberg article misrepresenting Thune's comments on entitlement reform is part of a broader issue:
Most media coverage of Social Security, Medicare & unsustainable debt has long been narrative-driven and, yes, dishonest. (1/)

More broken accountability at the International Fact-Checking Network (@factchecknet) and the @Poynter Institute.

The IFCN allows people to register complaints about the its stable of "verified" signatories to its code of principles. @Google and @YouTube $hould pay attention.

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