Maureen Dowd tries her hand at imaginary reporting with Cheney Grabs a Third Term and the results are disappointing.
For a much more entertaining example of the genre check out “In My World” at Frank J’s site. It’s much more amusing than Maureen.
[I]n recent days a variety of officials involved in the deliberations say that after administration lawyers examined many of the cases, the mood shifted toward using military commissions to prosecute some detainees, perhaps including those charged with coordinating the Sept. 11 attacks.
“The more they look at it,” said one official, “the more commissions don’t look as bad as they did on Jan. 20.”
No doubt they will spin it as a difficult choice forced on them by Bush’s mishandling of the orignal prosecutions. And the media will accept that.
This column on a Somali Pirate cruise package seems to be appearing all over the Internet, mostly in comments totally unrelated. So I guess you could classify it as Spam.
A Somali cruise package that departs from Sawakin (in the Sudan ) and
docks at Bagamoya (in Tanzania ).
Read the whole thing. (to coin a phrase)