Educating Ezra Klein

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Aug. 7 2007 2:14 AM

Educating Ezra Klein

A left whippersnapper tutored by his readers about teachers' unions.

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Built with size 12 shoes,
Trophy homes mean dirty feet:
Our carbon footprints.

P.S.: A pre-divorce defense of the Davids may be found  here (scroll down). ...P.P.S.: Haiku is attributed to "Hal". ... 1:00 A.M.

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Wednesday, August 1, 2007

Nobody covers baseball like kausfiles: Last night I went to Dodger Stadium and saw Barry Bonds fail to run on a pop-fly that fell in for what should have been a double. Not inspiring. But a friend had some sound PR advice for Bonds. Retire now!Tonight. Before you break Aaron's record. That way you get good press for the rest of your life as the man who would have broken the record but chose not to. The way things are going, if you break the record you're going to get basically bad press for the rest of your life. ... Backfill: Several readers point out this idea has already been masticated by sports fans. See, e.g.., this Sally Jenkins column  two weeks ago. ...  4:59 P.M. link

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It would indeed be an "earthquake"--a GOP-friendly earthquake--if Californians  passed an initiative awarding its electoral votes by Congressional district rather than "winner take all." But they won't pass it. At least I don't see how it would have a prayer of passing in such a Democratic state. ... [via Influence Peddler4:52 P.M.

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Mirthala Salinas: Twisting slowly, slowly? ... 4:40 P.M.

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McCain's Hope--Turn His Back on the Press: A couple of weeks ago, Thomas Edsall wrote a piece on HuffiPo titled "Strategist's Agree: McCain's Only Option is to Turn His Back on Bush."   According to Edsall