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From Thursday’s Politico, print version: “Pelosi Wants Stimulus Before Trade.”
Still not as good as TPM Muckraker’s headline back in 2006 after then-House Speaker Denny Hastert voiced support for an investigation into the Mark Foley scandal: “Hastert: I Want a Good, Thorough Probe.”
Muckraker knew what they were doing. But I wonder…was Politico’s headline meant to be ironic?
More from Ken Silverstein:
Perspective — October 23, 2013, 8:00 am
How pro-oil Louisiana politicians have shaped American environmental policy
Postcard — October 16, 2013, 8:00 am
A trip to one of the properties at issue in Louisiana’s oil-pollution lawsuits
Estimated cost of the environmental damage caused each year by the world’s 3,000 largest companies:
Two thirds of U.S. teenagers experience uncontrollable rage.
Beekeepers began extracting 1 million honeybees living beneath the siding of a house in New York State.
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“Shelby is waiting for something. He himself does not know what it is. When it comes he will either go back into the world from which he came, or sink out of sight in the morass of alcoholism or despair that has engulfed other vagrants.”