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March 9, 2007
When you are the 9/11 mayor--America's mayor--having the firefighters' union lay into you probably stings. At least Giuliani still has the support of his fam ... never mind.
Experience the wisdom of President George W. Bush--through interpretive dance!
David Obey repents for haranguing that anti-war activist--but reiterates that she didn't know what she was talking about:
So many of these liberal groups don't adequately inform their members. They don't have the full story about what we're trying to do and they wind up not being able to distinguish their friend from their enemy. These people won't take yes for an answer.
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March 8, 2007
Stop the presses! Barack Obama has committed parking violations! And he's been late in paying the fines! Today's Boston Globe reveals that Obama received 17 parking tickets in Cambridge between 1988 and 1990 while he was at Harvard Law School--and that he didn't get around to paying 15 of them until just a few weeks ago.
As for the specific offenses, the Globe reports:
Via the Politico's Ben Smith, check out this warm and fuzzy family man ad Giulilani used in his 1993 mayoral campaign.
I think if Team Giuliani tried to cut a similar spot for his '08 presidential campaign, it would wind up looking like a Behind the Music episode.