Friday, April 18, 2008

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Posted By on Fri, Apr 18, 2008 at 3:49 PM

“I hate to be the one to break up a love affair, but the John McCain the media and independent voters fell in love with in 2000 — the straight-shooting, let-the-chips-fall-where-they-may maverick — is no more. He’s been replaced by a man willing to say or do anything to win the affection of his newfound object of desire, the radical Right ... Yet many in the media can’t bring themselves to stop acting as if McCain is still the dashing rebel who made knees buckle back in the day.”

Right Is Wrong: How the Lunatic Fringe Hijacked America, Shredded the Constitution, and Made Us All Less Safe (And What You Need to Know to End the Madness), by Arianna Huffington (Knopf; $24.95; available May 1)

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