Monday Afternoon Link Dump

Brian Cook

A few more for ya: 1) "The fucking most ridiculous thing I've ever heard": Perhaps the best gem (uttered by a close friend of McCain, w/r/t the Sarah Palin pick) from Jane Mayer's New Yorker piece on Palin, although there's a lot more to treasure in there as well, including the fact that one of Palin's biggest initial boosters was Dick Morris (one hopes she wasn't wearing open-toed sandals when they first met), and that one of Palin's strongest qualifications for office is that she apparently says a really kick-ass grace before meals. 2) Chris Hayes: Menace to Democracy. 3) The photo that you might have heard Colin Powell mention during his MtP endorsement of Obama can be seen here.

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Brian Cook was an editor at In These Times from 2003 to 2009. He now works on the editorial staff of Playboy magazine.
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