Sunday, April 1, 2007

The Daily Dose

Are letters to the editor too limiting? Then blog your (2,000 word) response, as does Cato's David Boaz vis-a-vis the NYT book review of Brian Doherty's Radicals for Capitalism: A Freewheeling History of the Modern American Libertarian Movement.

Matthew Dowd, GWB's chief campaign strategist in 2004, now says "Kerry was right" in calling last year for withdrawal from Iraq.

The Hill reports some new details on McCain's flirtation with leaving the GOP in 2001. The gist: talks were instigated by John Weaver, McCain's chief political strategist, and McCain considered becoming an independent, not a Democrat.