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The Making (and Remaking) of McCainThe New York Times Magazine | This is an intriguing piece by Robert Draper about the inner machinations of the McCain campaign. It has one glaring weakness: McCain himself is nearly absent from the critical moments, particularly Draper's incomplete account of how Sarah Palin was picked as the Veep candidate.
Is Redistributing Wealth a Bad Thing? You Betcha!Center for American Progress | Scott Lilly for years was the senior Democratic staffer on the House Appropriations Committee. He is smart and provocative. Here he provides a response to the charge of "socialism."
How Palin GovernedNational Review | Byron York has been doing real reporting for years. His work appears in conservative publications, but it could appear almost anywhere. This is an interesting example.