The Local Crank

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Just a simple Cherokee trial lawyer, Barkman has been forcing his opinions on others in print since, for reasons that passeth understanding, he was an unsuccessful candidate for state representative in 2002. His philosophy: "If people had wanted me to be nice, they should've voted for me."

Monday, May 15, 2006

Can You Hear Me Now?

"Confidential sources" (take that with a grain of salt) tell ABC News that the government is now monitoring journalists' telephone conversations in an attempt to discover the identities of the person or persons who have leaked politically embarassing revelations of this Administration's penchant for breaking the law. Digby has some fascinating parallels between this situation and another one involving a prior President with an unpopular war, leaks, and an approval rating in the 20's (see if you can guess who).


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