Wednesday, September 13, 2006

Assassinating George Bush: The Flick

Good Morning. A few new items.
  • If you haven't heard of it yet, you inevitably will very soon: a British filmmaker has just released "Death of a President," or "D.O.A.P.," a fictional documentary about the assassination of George W. Bush in 2007. The reaction has been, from the reactionary right, predictably apoplectic. Pierre writes "In Defense of "D.O.A.P."
  • How could we avoid it? The Tuesday column had to deal with 9/11 Five Years On. But with a bonus to make it go down easier: It includes a list of airport regulations five years from now, along with an assessment of what's been lost in the past five years: "From Solemn to Embarrassing."
  • George W. Soprano? Candide's Latest features The Bush Lie, Part 2,042: Those secret prisons haven't been emptied after all, as Bush claimed last week. Remember how three years ago Bush revealed to the world that he was just another Soprano? Plus, Niall Ferguson on empires crumbling, and an ongoing discussion, with contributing comments from Candide's Notebooks readers and contributors, about Peter Singer, the philosopher and animal rights activist. Join the debate. All in Candide's Latest.
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