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Some days, the stories just seem to fall in your…um…lap. And some days, it’s a turkey. Ahem.

No turkeys for Froomkin today — the man is on fire. Bush’s poll numbers are down, the public doesn’t trust him, and Froomkin gives Waas’ latest article some good coverage. Plus, Wolf Blitzer can be hilarious. What’s not to love?

Congressman Murtha is blogging on HuffPo today. Looks like his positive response is outstripping the negative by a wide margin.

Oh, and the American Prospect says that the Bush Administration really doesn’t want peace in Iraq.

Today Andrea Mitchell reported on MSNBC that the Administration had a lot more “nuance” in the PDB than they told the public about in the run-up to the war. Why does Andrea Mitchell call our Preznit and Darth Cheney liars dissemblers? (Because the evidence is forcing her to do so? Ahem.)

It’s snowing here, and I’m baking pumpkin pies for tomorrow. Music of choice: The Carols of Christmas. For all the FDL readers who will be out of town for the festive feasting, have a wonderful Thanksgiving. For all of the rest of you, hang on — it’s a news-filled festival today. More to come…

(Picture courtesy of Dependable Renegade. Thanks to reader dubhaltach for the link.)

UPDATE: Oh…*snerk*…hahahahahahaha. Just read the first part of this.

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Christy Hardin Smith

Christy Hardin Smith

Christy is a "recovering" attorney, who earned her undergraduate degree at Smith College, in American Studies and Government, concentrating in American Foreign Policy. She then went on to graduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania in the field of political science and international relations/security studies, before attending law school at the College of Law at West Virginia University, where she was Associate Editor of the Law Review. Christy was a partner in her own firm for several years, where she practiced in a number of areas including criminal defense, child abuse and neglect representation, domestic law, civil litigation, and she was an attorney for a small municipality, before switching hats to become a state prosecutor. Christy has extensive trial experience, and has worked for years both in and out of the court system to improve the lives of at risk children.

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