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In the Loop: August 6, 2008 Archive

Had no idea: The Olympics have started already

Posted at 9:45 AM on August 6, 2008 by Jeff Horwich

And already the U.S. is on the ropes, losing 2 - 0 to Norway in women's soccer:

http://olympics.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/08/06/coming-soon-womens-soccer-us-norway/index.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss

Apparently the 18-day Olympics is too short a time to hold a 12-team (for women; 16-team for men) soccer tournament. So they start early.

Go Norway!

U.S. men begin against Japan on Thursday.

Poor McCain! Even Paris Hilton is taking shots at him!

Posted at 10:12 AM on August 6, 2008 by Sanden Totten (1 Comments)

McCain can't catch a break! First the press ignores him to cover the Obama world cruise. So he strikes back with this add. Now he's got Paris Hilton coming after him! When someone who was once quoted as saying "Wal-Mart... do they like make walls there?" is making you look silly, that can't be good.

Hmmm, not a bad energy policy Paris. But give McCain a break on the whole "older than dirt" thing. He can't help it. It's funny to think though, that 8 years ago McCain was the cool outsider candidate in the race. Now he's the Mr. Belding of politics.

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'Barely Political' re-dubs Obama's heckle-handling

Posted at 4:59 PM on August 6, 2008 by Jeff Horwich

In real life (this happened yesterday) Obama was graceful.

But this is pretty funny (Warning: Coarse language ahead):

If you feel like doing your true civic duty as an informed voter (of course you do!), here's the real video.

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