Wednesday, March 17, 2004

Josh Marshall equivocates, trying to sound reasonable, others go this way and that. Kleiman sounds like he has a stick up his ass either way. Atrios does fine, and Leiter nails it in a sentence or two. But so far the best rest response I've read is by Juan Cole:

Did al-Qaeda Win the Spanish Elections?

This silly question is being asked by billionnaire Rupert Murdoch's and Conrad Black's media outlets all over the world in blazing headlines. For some strange reason, the billionnaires aren't happy that the Socialist Workers' Party won the elections in Spain, and are trying to portray the outcome as cowardice on the part of the Spanish public.

The entire argument is specious from beginning to end.

Read the rest here.

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