Along the Tracks

Friday, February 14, 2003
 

Condensed version


The Washington Post points out the very countries demanding a “U.N. route” to disarming Iraq are rebuffing the Bush administration’s efforts at multilateralism on the North Korea issue.

Meanwhile, Michael Kinsley sharply criticizes the double standard expressed by some Republicans on the right to know the judicial views of nominees - but fails to mention the nomination controversy which started the era of the “stealth” nominee: The Robert Bork fiasco.

The Findlay Courier challenges Gov. Bob Taft to cut his hallmark Ohio Reads program, which costs $25 million annually and studies indicate has no positive effect on test scores.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer calls for France and Germany to take part in an open, constructive debate over Iraq in the U.N. Security Council.

The Battle Creek Enquirer has the jitters over the revelation that North Korea has a missile which could hit the U.S., but hopes the Security Council can resolve the issue.


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