*John Hawkins interviews the incomparable Mark Steyn.
*“[B]eing a terrorist makes me a good Muslim”. As the reader who sent this in points out, “It’s also interesting – although not terribly surprising – that TIME seems to have better sources within the insurgency than they do within the US military.”
*More Rehnquist and O’Connor rumors from RedState here and here. Ramesh is hearing the same things about replacements but nothing on resignations.
*This, via NRO, is classic:
COSTAS: If you had been elected president last November, by this point what would President John Kerry have done in Iraq?
KERRY: Well, I laid out — you know, I don’t want to get in — I mean, I think that’s not quite the way to go at it.
After that, Kerry launches back into his usual style, such as taking the words of unfriendly foreign leaders at face value. The man never changes.
*Drezner on the Iranian elections.
*One step at a time.
*I did not know that Evan Thomas of Newsweek was the grandson of Socialist presidential candidate Norman Thomas, but I can’t say I’m surprised.