Tuesday, August 03, 2004

Home again, I like to be here when I can. The Delta terminal at LGA is about as hellish as Philly and Sea-Tac. The dog was glad to see me, and my sister is here on her way to pick up her girls from camp (she seemed glad to see me, too.)

9:45:06 PM    comment []

Hoggard points to local politico Jeff Thigpen's campaign pseudo-blog. He's right, Jeff: this is a first-person medium, not a press-release machine. Let's hear from you, not about you...and comments are a must for a campaign blog, too.

8:48:19 AM    comment []

Lex Alexander: "When the Abu Ghraib prison scandal broke in April, one of the things both supporters and critics of the administration said -- and perhaps the only thing on which they agreed -- was: Watch how we handle this. How we handle this is what separates us from those against whom we fight.

Three months later? Eh, not so much."

8:42:48 AM    comment []

Krugman leads his column with some good advice: "A message to my fellow journalists: check out media watch sites like campaigndesk.org, mediamatters.org and dailyhowler.com." And a new media shall lead them...

8:28:24 AM    comment []

I am in a Starbucks for the first time in my life.

I haven't been making a statement in avoiding the ubiquitous chain, I just tend to drink my coffee at home, and prefer local joints when I do need to dose on the run. But here I am, in need of both caffeine and broadband, and here's a Starbucks at 29th and Park, hard by the craptastic broadband free hotel in which I am ensconced...so I can read the N&R online and try to figure out what this hurricane is going to do to my trip home tonight...

8:21:35 AM    comment []