What Kerry can do to fight Bush’s war psychology: PAUL KRUGMAN: the New York Times op-ed columnist explains. His book is The Great Unraveling: Losing Our Way in the New Century.
Plus: American deaths in Iraq reached the 1,000 mark yesterday — and the number of Iraqis killed in the war is uncounted. ANNE GARRELS will comment; she was back in Baghdad for NPR last month. Her book is Naked in Baghdad; she’ll be at Writers Bloc tonight/Wed. at 730 in conversation with Robert Greenwald at the Writers Guild Theater, 135 S. Doheny, Beverly Hills.
And the REVEREND BILLY of the Church of Stop Shopping will be in court next week challenging an injunction that bans him from coming within 250 yards of “all the Starbucks in the State of California.” The injunction reads: “The defendent shall not annoy, harass, strike, threaten, sexually assault, batter, stalk, destroy personal property of, or otherwise disturb the peace of the… Starbucks Corporation.” The Rev. Billy asks, “Is this taking the ‘personhood of the corporation’ over the top?”
WEB EXTRA: take a look at the new TV ad from “Texans for Truth” about Bush’s air national guard service: http://texansfortruth.org/