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Today on the Dish, Andrew rejected Marc Thiessen's claims about torture, torture apologists weren't eager for more information, and Santorum accused McCain of not understanding how enhanced interrogation works. Andrew critiqued the moral certainty of famous people defending their indefensible friends, dissed the perp walk, hesitated to glean a message from Trump's almost-run and dismantled … Continue reading The Daily Wrap

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Today on the Dish, Andrew begrudgingly defended Tony Kushner from charges of anti-Semitism, and recalled the past infighting around gay marriage. We rounded up the reax to last night's GOP debate, including some defenses of torture, and checked in on today's jobs numbers. The torture apologists continued to baffle Andrew, he differentiated between capital punishment … Continue reading The Weekly Wrap

The Weekly Wrap

Today on the Dish, Andrew commended the People's Budget, but concentrated on how we'd handle healthcare rationing going forward. We bandied around ideas for a gas tax that wouldn't hurt the working poor, and Aaron Carroll hoped for a solution, for the country's sake. The government shutdown ball was in Boehner's court, and Andrew dismissed … Continue reading The Weekly Wrap

The Weekly Wrap

Today on the Dish, Andrew envisioned the end, where infighting could occur if Qaddafi leaves, but trusted in Obama. Andrew sized up King Barack's reign, and kept digging into Gandhi's gay past. Douthat parsed the defections (we wondered about Bob Gates' resignation), Steve Coll advised us not to arm the rebels, and David Brooks toed … Continue reading The Weekly Wrap

The Daily Wrap

Today on the Dish, Andrew picked apart American Exceptionalism in the age of the empire. He also expressed total disbelief as our military intentions in Libya went deeper than we thought. Meanwhile Qaddafi's regime may be collapsing in on him. Andrew recalled the Constitution that tried to make war hard to declare, Larison questioned a war … Continue reading The Daily Wrap