Sunday, January 04, 2009

The Reaction in review (Jan. 4, 2009)

A weekend's Reactions that deserve a second look: By The Numbers

Sunday

By Carol Gee: "George, the Worst" -- Comparing our soon-to-be-ex-president's record on the rule of law with our president-elect reveals that Obama stands to come out on top.

By Libby Spencer:
"16 more days" -- Libby celebrates that "the grownups are in charge again," with "The American Recovery and Reinvestment plan."

By Creature: "Truth in Comics" --
The Dow is down, the economy is in the tank, and we were ready for 2008 to be over.


Saturday

By Michael J.W. Stickings: "Just another day in the life and death of Iraq LXXXV" --
Michael takes a good hard look at the reduction in current casualty counts, noting that "the context is that Iraq remains an incredibly violent place."

By Michael J.W. Stickings: "Quote of the Day: Allawi on Bush's "utter failure"... --
Michael ironically concludes, "Bush thinks history will vindicate him and his policies (and the Iraq misadventure in general), but I suspect history will prove Allawi right."

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