The Daily Howler is almost always at least good. Today, though, the Daily Howler is great: Brit admits that Bush is 'stretching.' But at the great Times, he's just “shrewd”.
Bob Somerby's discussion of Kerry's comments about his Vietnam service, and about Kerry's views on Iraq are so much more straightforward than most of what one sees elsewhere that one wonders what part of the Unthinking Depths inhibit many parts of the major media.
Yet, what Bob Somerby does isn't really rocket science. It's called “basic research”, and “reading”, and “spotting the obvious”. So here's the mystery: why is this sort of relatively simple exposition so rare? And why when it happens is the rest of the world so resistant to it?