More than 1,300 killed over the past week in Iraq’s civil war. Of course, there’s not a word of this over at LGF and most of the other war-bloggers’ sites, where they’ve dutifully placed their heads deep and conveniently in the sand.
Small wonder Bush’s popularity now stands at a paltry 34 percent, the lowest ever. Will the media stop referring to him as “a popular president” now? (No, the probably won’t.)
Richard Burger is the author of Behind the Red Door: Sex in China, an exploration of China's sexual revolution and its clash with traditional Chinese values.