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Electronic Voting: The Catastrophe that Wasn't

After election, media silent on left-wing claims of Diebold-Bush conspiracy.

Painting the Pitiable Prisoners of Abu Ghraib

Roberta Smith on Fernando Botero's "Abu Ghraib" paintings: "The new Boteros hold art and politics in balance, creating the needed buffer to help us face the unbearable and maintain some hope. They ...

"Fahrenheit 9-11" a "Most Essential Political Film"

Manohla Dargis: A new movie is "the most essential political film from an American director since Michael Moore's 'Fahrenheit 9/11.'"

CNN Hypes Backover Danger of SUVs

'American Morning' features advocate for more regulation, rear-view cameras, even though study finds they have their limits.

Another Day, Another Western Democratic Senator with Humble Roots to Fawn Over

"Harry Mason Reid is the product of the tiny desert town of Searchlight, Nev., whose father, a hard-rock miner, battled alcoholism and depression before killing himself at 58. The future senator ...

Keeping John Bolton at UN = Broken Promise By Bush

Helene Cooper: "The question now is whether Mr. Bush is ready to junk all of his make-nice pledges in order to keep John R. Bolton at the United Nations."

Montana's Daily-Kos Democrat As A "Prairie Pragmatist"

Timothy Egan: "...the senator-elect from Montana truly is your grandfather's Democrat - a pro-gun, anti-big-business prairie pragmatist whose life is defined by the treeless patch of hard Montana ...

Frank Rich on "Callous Conservatism" and Racist Republicans

Frank Rich: "[Virginia Sen. George] Allen has a history of racial insensitivity. He used to display a Confederate flag in his living room and, bizarrely enough, a noose in his office for ...