Along the Tracks

Thursday, January 30, 2003

Condensed version

In the Washington Post (yes, my first newspaper each morn), Richard Cohen, from the liberal pro-war side of the aisle, notes it is only America’s “gun” which brought Hussein this far, and has resulted in only two possible results: either Iraqi capitulation or war - and Cohen expects war.

The Cincinnati Post notes the sorry state of the Democratic Party in Ohio, considering Jerry Springer is generating excitement as a candidate for [fill in high-profile elected office here].

The Indianapolis Star due to the “growing body of evidence,” has decided to endorse ... two-parent families!

Still mulling the SOTU, the Akron Beacon Journal says the president “succeeded” in reasserting his leadership on the Iraq issue, yet the B-J remains “puzzle(d)” as to why we need to go to war now.

Finally, the Toledo Blade - one of America’s worst newspapers - and its editors accomplish the rare feat of talking out of both sides of their mouths on the same day, calling for personal responsibility when it comes to fast food but an immediate statewide ban on smoking in public places.

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