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October 2, 2004
Quick Hits

It's been a long day, meeting with the Northern Alliance after our radio show. A few links before I fall asleep ...

Hugh Hewitt is inviting people to a virtual symposium on John Kerry's proposed ban on bunker-busting nukes, as well as his idea about sending nuclear fuel to Iran to see what they do with it. Follow the links ...

CQ reader Retired Military points out an interesting error on an absentee ballot in Michigan. Note which ticket the printing error affects. RM says he's confirmed that this only occurred in one county ...

Fox News apologized for a lame gag item that got posted to its website earlier from reporter Carl Cameron with a number of faked Kerry quotes in it. I can't work up a great deal of outrage over this, since Fox acknowledged Cameron's fubar immediately, apologized, and pulled the article. However, the faked quotes in the article should cause Fox to reconsider Cameron's assignment to the Kerry campaign. The appearance of hostility renders him somewhat less than credible. If you think that's a bit harsh, just think how you'd feel if it was reversed ...

The Anchoress, who earlier credited CQ as one of her inspirations, really needs your prayers and your comments. A beloved family member is "dying by inches," in her words, and she's written a powerful and moving post about the agony of watching someone you love slip away slowly.

That's all I can do tonight. More tomorrow.

ADD: INDC Journal has reviewed the tape of the first debate, and has detected a violation of the rules by John Kerry. I'm inclined to chalk it up in much the same way as the push-off by the Arizona Cardinals receiver that ended the Viking's season in 2003; the game's in the books now. However, I'll be in favor of strip-searching the candidate at the next debate as a delayed penalty ....

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