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The Rethugs’ll Be the Death of Us Yet

From George’s Bottom Line at abcNEWS:

In his first comments on Sarah Palin’s “death panel” claims, John McCain is standing by his former running mate.

Sort of…

He doesn’t like the phrase “death panels,” but he defended the substance of Palin’s charge, saying the Democrats have only themselves to blame for the controversy.

Kids, it’s official. This is how seriously anyone should be taking Captain Underpants:


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Pants on Fire

From Conor Clarke at the Atlantic:

One of the wackier developments in the recent health care debate has been the sudden return of Betsy McCaughey. Fifteen years ago McCaughey wrote an error-laden piece for the New Republic, a piece the magazine later recanted, that became a rallying cry of the successful effort to kill Clintoncare, and that McCaughey parlayed into a short-lived career as the lieutenant governor of New York. McCaughey’s health-care shtick in 1994 was to brag about having read all 1,000-plus pages of the bill and cite, with Biblical certainty, obscure provisions that made the Clintons look like serial killers.


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