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The Beginnings of Democracy in Iraq

Even with its flaws–there’s still time to make things better–the signing of the Iraqi constitution is a momentous event–and yet, where was the Today Show splash? There was lots of time for Martha, Martha, and Martha. Jayson Blair’s unveiling of his grocery list of non-excuse (he says) excuses, Charlie’s Angels wannabees, Susanne Somers talking about how sexy she is, but no segment highlighting the Iraq constitution. Seems like a little imbalance and lack of priorities. One wonders if a producer had planned a constitution segment only if bombed.


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