I’ve been so preoccupied with the election (and before that, the Red Sox) that I totally missed this whole thing about the Dutch filmmaker Theo van Gogh, who was murdered by radical Muslims in Amsterdam.
It’s a big relief to see Terry McAuliffe stepping down as chair of the DNC. Here’s a roundup of the process to find his replacement. Of those, the ABC News one is probably the best.
From this opinion piece: “These one-dimensional religious voters completely ignored dozens of morally-revealing issues where the candidates differed… Forget that out of a hundred issues raised during the campaign Kerry was ‘correct’ on far more than Bush; the only two that our myopic ‘moral values testers’ ever talked about were abortion and gay marriage.”