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This is great. After FOX News altered the images of two New York Times reporters they accused of writing a "hit piece" on the network, Vanity Fair ma

This is great. After FOX News altered the images of two New York Times reporters they accused of writing a "hit piece" on the network, Vanity Fair magazine decided to do a little photoshopping of their own.

WARNING: Some readers may find these images disturbing.

And in case you're not on Chris Dodd's email list, a little note from him on FISA:

A Heavy Heart: Yesterday was a sad day for the United States Senate.

It is my hope that the courts will undo the damage done to the Constitution.

But let us stand tall, knowing that by working together we were able to make wiretapping and retroactive immunity part of the national discourse these last number of months.

We came together - all of you, Senator Feingold, bloggers like Jane Hamsher and Glenn Greenwald, organizations like the EFF and ACLU, and untold hundreds of thousands of Americans who simply wanted to make sure that this one, last insult did not happen with ease.

I'm sorry we weren't successful.

I just hope I'm lucky enough to have you by my side in the next fight, whatever that may be.

Thanks for all you've done.

Chris Dodd

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