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Friday, August 06, 2004

Kerry saluting at the end of speeches?

He did at the end of his speech to Unity 2004, apparently.

Any notion that, after the Moscow May Day Parade at the Convention, voters might be finding the Vietnam hero shtick just the teensiest bit old?

[Jack Shafer blasts WaPo's
fawning coverage
of Unity 2004 [1].

Major deduction of brownie-points, though, for this shocker:
Washington Post Executive Editor Leonard Downie Jr. and company president Donald Graham have invested themselves in increasing Post diversity, which all right-thinking people can applaud.

If I'm missing Shafer's tongue nestling in his cheek, I take it back, though...]

  1. Self-described as
    The largest gathering of journalists of color in the United States.

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