Bush Looking For Answers Or Grasping At Straws?

Ken AshfordBush & Co.Leave a Comment

WaPo: At the nadir of his presidency, George W. Bush is looking for answers. One at a time or in small groups, he summons leading authors, historians, philosophers and theologians to the White House to join him in the search. Over sodas and sparkling water, he asks his questions: What is the nature of good and evil in the post-Sept. … Read More

London Falling

Ken AshfordWar on Terrorism/TortureLeave a Comment

…and that’s not all: A secret U.S. law enforcement report, prepared for the Department of Homeland Security, warns that al Qaeda is planning a terror "spectacular" this summer, according to a senior official with access to the document. "This is reminiscent of the warnings and intelligence we were getting in the summer of 2001," the official told ABCNews.com. And we … Read More

Full Monty Preview

Ken AshfordLocal InterestLeave a Comment

Link here, but I’ll reprint it below the fold…. Some thoughts about the article: (1)  Obviously, the folks at the WInston-Salem Journal/Relish need to fix the headline, and I wish they would. (2)  I’m not sure I agree with the quote of co-producer Norman Ussery, saying that, if this were a movie, it would be rated "R".  Okay, maybe — … Read More