links for 2007-08-15
Jim Fallows Says Mike Gerson Should Imitate William Safire. I'm Not so Sure

The Bush Administration Drives Rahm Emanuel Shrill!

Rahm says, about the September "surge report":

Quote Of The Day | TPMCafe: After years of slogans and soundbites Americans deserve an even-handed assessment of conditions in Iraq. Sadly, we will only receive a snapshot from the same people who told us the mission was accomplished and the insurgency was in its last throes. We’ve spent hundreds of billions of dollars and lost thousands of lives in Iraq. An honest report from our generals and diplomats about the status of the war isn’t too much to ask...