Why I Refuse to Vote for Barack Obama – Conor Friedersdorf – The Atlantic

I submit this to article from The Atlantic, “Why I Refuse to Vote for Barack Obama” by Conor Friedersdorf to my friends and relatives (particularly my uncle), many of whom are good liberals justifiably terrified by the prospect of Mitt Romney (and whatever he stands for) and his conservative comrades entering the White House.

 

This week’s Doonesbury

A couple of Iowa newspapers have supposedly backed off on their decisions to censor this week’s Doonesbury strips. There is never any good excuse for a newspaper to avoid controversial topics. On the other hand, I can see it from their point of view. Most readers don’t turn to the funny pages to see a patient getting raped by her doctor. Just put in the OpEd section.