The group blog of The New Republic
January 29, 2007
In the grand scheme of things, the murder of David Rattray last week was no different from the spate of senseless killings that have occurred in South Africa over the past decade. Rattray, a world-famous historian and tour guide in the breathtaking Kwa-Zulu Natal Midlands, was shot and killed in his home last Friday.
It hasn't taken long for the old Hillary Clinton dynamic to kick into place: Clinton goes ever so slightly off script, news media misinterprets, conservatives go wild. The latest cycle began when Hillary Clinton made a little joke the other day:
Asked by a voter what qualified her to handle leaders from countries such as Iran and North Korea, Clinton began her reply, then stopped and, for effect, repeated the question.
Post-election White House shakeup continues.
"You know, I don't agree with myself on everything."
How does that work, exactly? (Via WashTimes)