The Corner

Reign, Reign Go Away

Dowd is just reigning on Bush’s parade. The Times has become so

stunningly small-minded and petty it really is a marvel. Just as it’s

said you should judge a person by the small rather than the grand

gestures, Dowd taking that juvenile a shot at Bush really tells you

everything you need to know about the Times’s Iraq coverage: no

achievement ever acknowledged; no nit ever unmentioned or uninflated.

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