The Daily Sandwich

"We have to learn the lesson that intellectual honesty is fundamental for everything we cherish." -Sir Karl Popper

Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Saturday, December 11, 2004

Some decent news, for a change

The above link to a USA Today story, shows that maybe, just maybe, the press isn't going to let Rummy's lies slide by this time: "A day earlier, he had called it "a matter of physics, not a matter of money ... It's a matter of production and the capability of doing it." But spokesmen for two companies making armor for vehicles said Thursday they had offered to step up the pace of production."

Item Two: Kerik has apparently asked that he not be considered for the Dept. of Homeland Security. Maybe they'll find someone who isn't a crook.

Item Three: The media is beginning to report on the many, many stories of voter fraud in Ohio. And it only took them a month! Thanks to Daily Kos for this:

Doubts Persist About Election Results
By RACHEL KONRAD, Associated Press Writer

As the Electoral College prepares to certify President Bush's re-election on Monday, concerns persist about the integrity of the nation's voting system -- particularly in Ohio, where details continue to emerge of technology failures, voter confusion and overcrowded polling stations in minority and poor neighborhoods.