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October 10, 2006

(The 34% Approval Rating) Weapon Of "Mass Distraction"

(revised 1pm EST)

What a difference a week makes!






Sure, the North Korea crises proves Bush further incompetent.  With the “sound off,” however, this virtually constitutes a recovery.


Note on picture 2: You’ve got to see the size of this shot — of the NYT-owned IHT headline — in the NYT slide show.

Note on picture 3:
Support the Rove visual recycling program.

Note on picture 4: So how do you square these two?  (Article 1, 2)

(image 1: Larry Downing/Reuters.  August 15, 2004.  Florida.  Via YahooNews.  image 2: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg News.  October 10, 2006.  image 3: Kimberlee Hewitt/White House.  Oct. 9, 2006.  Washington.  graphic: NYT. October 10, 2005.)

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