11/23: Morning Communique
Days after Rep. Jean Schmidt was booed off the House floor for saying that "cowards cut and run, Marines never do," the Ohioan she quoted, Danny Bubp, a freshman state representative who is a colonel in the Marine Corps Reserve, disputes the comments.
Fox News is refusing to air an ad critical of Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito, citing its lawyers' contention that the spot is factually incorrect.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Andrea's an audiophile who someday hopes to be cool. Get her take on recent releases and/or performances by Atmosphere, Electropolis, and Trampled by Turles, at Minneapolitan Music.
Eden Prairie, you just got served! Check out these Christmas lights [sound + NSFW ads]
In a bit of viral meta-marketing, Tigergaming.com is calling on creative types to come up with their next advertising campaign.
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"Not really that interested in Murtha, ladies and gentlemen, to tell you the truth. I know he got everybody's dander up all last week, but I think he's just the useful idiot of the moment."
-- Bloviating gas-bag Rush Limbaugh, on Vietnam veteran and House member John P. Murtha (D-PA), who has called for the immediate redeployment of U.S. forces from Iraq