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May 27, 2009

Quote of the Day: Alexander Cockburn

I’m reading Kaplan’s Soldiers of God at the moment, and came across this nice little gem: "In the January 20, 1980, issue of the Village Voice, the left-wing writer Alexander Cockburn employed such a rationale to justify the Soviet invasion of the month before: ‘We all have to go one day, but pray God let […]