A new PBS Now segment shows that "vote caging" wasn't just Goodling-speak for a direct mail technique, but was central to GOP voter suppression strategy in key 2004 battleground states. The sum of all fears in 2008? Hackable voting machines.
The right-wing campaign continues against TNR's Baghdad Diarist Private Scott Thomas Beauchamp for his portrayal of U.S. soldiers' cruelty to Iraqis, each other and even dogs. That no doubt cheered rooftop canine waterboarding enthusiast Mitt Romney as he embarked on his latest "average guy" makeover.
A new BBC documentary claims that George W. Bush's grandfather Prescott sought to overthrow FDR in 1933. JM Bell concludes the family's dictatorial tendencies skip a generation. Bush's words and deeds suggest not.
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