The opposite of Pyrrhic

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Jan. 10 2009 12:49 AM

The opposite of Pyrrhic

Friday, January 9, 2008

OK, "Caterpillar" didn't make it. (No legs!) But give "Mr. Aflatoxin" time. The left is on the same side as kf  on that one . ... 11:50 P.M.

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The kf Curse! It turns out that alleged CarCzar Designee Steven Rattner, endorsed in this space yesterday , has a large and embarrassing** conflict of interest NY Post covers . ... More suprisingly, the New York Times picks up on the  Post 's sniping at Pinch Sulzberger's BFF .  But only online (as far as I can see). Rattner's ... special status seems to continue in the print edition (although I won't know for sure until tomorrow)...

**--[ Embarrassing?--ed He bought Blender !] According to the NY Post :

Cerberus [which owns Chrysler] recently notified Rattner and his group that they're in technical default of terms to repay a $125 million loan that he used to bankroll his $250 million purchase, two years ago, of sexy lad magazine Maxim and pop-music magazine Blender. 

Guy who can't run Maxim wants to run GM!  But he still wrote a great union-bashing article . ... 11:25 P.M.

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Thrown into the Burris patch : What makes everyone so sure that Majority Leader Harry Reid was " beaten " and  "outfoxed"  in the matter of Roland Burris? He was beaten and outfoxed into having one more Democratic senator than he was counting on having.  A few more of these beatings and he'll pass card check with 5 votes to spare. ... 10:00 P.M.

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