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Archive for July 24th, 2008

Via Reason Hit and Run, I came across this remarkable snippet from John McCain during the final primary debate:

JANET HOOK: There’s been a lot of discussion lately about the importance of leadership and management experience. What makes you more qualified than Mitt Romney, a successful CEO and businessman, to manage our economy?

MCCAIN: Because I know how to lead. I know how to lead. I led the largest squadron in the United States Navy. And I did it out of patriotism, not for profit. And I can hire lots of managers, but leadership is a quality that people look for. And I have the vision and the knowledge and the background to take on the transcendent issue of the 21st century, which is radical Islamic extremism.

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A poignant photo-essay by Phillip Toledano about his elderly father who lacks any short-term memory.

(Hat tip: Boing Boing)

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Even the famously socialist French ultimately come to realize that bad policies give bad results.

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