Attytood Archive: March, 2008

And it's 1,2,3, what are THEY fighting for?

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Slate's Fred Kaplan gets the trophy for the best explainer of the recent chaos in Iraq: The reality, alas, is less stark. The fighting in... Read more

Heading north, or going south?

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It's hard to believe, but the Phillies are at Citizens Bank Park tonight, in the ultimate tree-in-the-forest exhibition (not on TV, and opposite... Read more

Casey at the bat -- today's open thread

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This is a home run: Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey plans to endorse Sen. Barack Obama for president today in Pittsburgh, sending a message... Read more

Boy the way Glenn Miller played

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Apparently Hillary Clinton doesn't need an "Archie Bunker strategy" here in Pennsylvania. She already has the meathead-basher's... Read more

What he deserves

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I've consistently maintained that Philadelphia's Mumia Abu-Jamal is probably the worst poster-child for reforming the justice system you... Read more

Show me the money

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Ron White, aLast year, I raised some questions about a Justice Department probe that was centered in Puerto Rico but touched on Philly politics... Read more

UPDATED: Only Bush can't go to China

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"Only Nixon could go to China." -- Spock, citing what he called an ancient Vulcan proverb in "Star Trek IV: The Undiscovered... Read more

The bus plunge of "The Boys on the Bus"

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(Photo by Damon Winter/New York Times) A couple of months ago I wrote an essay for Nieman Reports about the pressure for all-local newspaper... Read more