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Roundup for Monday 8/24/09

From Greg Sargent, proof that Democrats are losing faith in Obama’s tepid and contradictory ideas of change: Here are the net favorability ratings for Obama — i.e., the difference between the favorable and unfavorable ratings — broken down by party and compared with the previous week: DEMOCRATS: +72 (+78) REPUBLICANS: – 86 (- 84) INDEPENDENTS: +35 (+39) […]

Nominee Sotomayor

I haven’t read through any of Judge Sonia Sotomayor’s rulings, so I don’t feel even remotely qualified to say whether or not she is qualified for a spot on the Supreme Court. But Obama, Clinton and George H.W. Bush think well enough of her. Aside from them, my three favorite legal bloggers have also weighed […]

Two followup notes

1) Keith Olbermann, in a Special Comment, responded to just about every Glenn Greenwald criticism from last week: Bravo Keith. Thanks for finally saying what you should have from the beginning. 2) The Columbia Journalism Review is right on in its criticism of the press coverage of the tizzy between the Obama and McCain campaign […]

We gave up privacy years ago

The always emotional Arthur Sibler wants us to keep the impending FISA “compromise” law in perspective. He’s not saying we should support the Democrats and Obama despite their betrayal (or cowardice), because they are the lesser of two evils. What he is saying is that we ceded the right to privacy long ago: I do […]