After a year with no action by the Democratic majority on Iraq except the writing of more and bigger blank checks, a slate of frontrunners for president who claim they will end the war but actually plan to keep the occupation and talk of "success" in Iraq that only the blindness of our bought-and-paid-for media could buy, I thought we could all use a dose of video fun. And who better than the completely amazing Bremner, Bird and Fortune.

Along with these favorite BBF clips, I’m quite partial to their thoughts on Ahmedinejad as well:

And perhaps the finest analysis of the decision to invade Iraq found anywhere is their Between Iraq and a Hard Place.

So dear firepups – happy new year! enjoy and laugh and catch your breath – we’ll have lots to do in 2008!



Siun is a proud Old Town resident who shares her home with two cats and a Great Pyrenees. She’s worked in media relations and on the net since before the www, led the development of a corporate responsibility news service, and knows what a mult box is thanks to Nico. When not swimming in the Lake, she leads a team working on sustainability tools.

Email: media dot firedoglake at gmail dot com