Saturday, October 11, 2008

Short Takes

“Sorry” Don’t Feed the Bulldog. Josh Marshall looks at John McCain’s attempt to dial back the Obama hatred at his rallies. Except he never apologizes, and his campaign is now turning it on Michelle Obama.

Finding Things Out. The details on the “Troopergate” probe, including the text (PDF) of the inquiry’s finding. Brace yourself for long and convoluted explanations from the righties on the difference between “unlawful” and “illegal” and how Gov. Palin didn’t really do anything wrong.

“Sorry, Dad, I’m Voting for Obama.” Christopher Buckley, son of the late William F. Buckley, explains why he’s violating his trust fund.

School Work. Miami-Dade County Public Schools chooses a new superintendent.

The Playoffs: Red Sox and Phillies win.

Saturday Morning Cartoons: Top Cat