Ben Stein has three questions:
(1) Is there any evidence at all of Americans' rights being trampled upon by the application of the Patriot Act?Jonah Goldberg says "Bug 'Em!":
(2) Where are all of the wild hurrahs that should have greeted the recent election in Iraq?
(3) Does anyone remember 9/11 any longer?
...the Democrats are playing into the president's hands by getting outraged over this (just as they are being foolish by obstructing the Patriot Act). The president did the right thing, arguably in the wrong way. Trying to tear him down for it will only reinforce the view that Bush is dedicated to winning the war on terror and will make the Democrats look like they aren't.James Lileks provides links to changes in a classic kids book and evidence that you have to be insane to want to live in New York city.
And, once again, not a single one of my beloved Cleveland Browns made the AFC Pro Bowl squad. Probably the right choice--although I think Andra Davis could have gone and the folks at ESPN think Reuben Droughns was deserving. Just another indication of the level of suckidation for the Browns. *Sigh*
See you tomorrow. I'll come with pictures.