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Entries from January 2008

Dear Katie,

January 29th, 2008 · No Comments

Our talk about the election the other day got me thinking about the issue of electability, which is something I wish nobody thought about. In fact, I’m beginning to think that “electability” is usually just a proxy for other concerns that for some reason we can’t seem to get at directly. John Edwards, clawing for […]

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Tags: correspondence · Electability · John Edwards · Paul Killebrew · Super Tuesday 2008

“Our Common Cloud” by Eric Baus

January 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

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Tags: Eric Baus · Listen · Our Common Cloud · Weird Deer Hotline

Dear Monica,

January 15th, 2008 · No Comments

Travis might have convinced you that I’m really into politics, but don’t let him fool you. I’m not one of those Iowans. Well, at least I wasn’t ’till this year. Maybe it’s because I’m older and more mature (18!), or maybe it’s because the candidates are more fascinating this year (Chris Dodd’s hair!). Whatever it […]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Caity Mills · correspondence · Iowa Caucus · Monica

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January 9th, 2008 · No Comments

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Tags: David Shapiro · Listen · Noah Eli Gordon · Weird Deer Hotline

A Less Balding Pate in 2008

January 1st, 2008 · No Comments

Instead of looking back on the glory days of 2007 like a couple of sad old pillars of salt, Weird Deer Correspondents Eric Baus and F.J. Bergmann share their hopes and dreams for 2008. Eric Baus: As of December 31st, 6:44 PM Denver time, I’m excited about reading all of these 11 books and chapbooks […]

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Tags: Eric Baus · ETC · F.J. Bergmann