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Politically Indirect: Peace On Earth, Etc.

Olga Khazan, Hillel Aron, Mary Slosson |
September 3, 2010 | 5:08 p.m. PDT


This week on Politically Indirect: 

• Obama says combat operations in Iraq are over. Are they? (Hint: no)

• Glenn Beck held a Martin Luther King day rally for... honor, or God, or something like that. Should we be frightened?

• True of False: Jerry Brown is running for governor of California.


Links we discussed this week:

• The AP tells reporters the president is full of it

Glenn Greenwald on NBC's brown-nosing

Christopher Hitchens on Glenn Beck's big rally

• Hillel's awkward attempt to interview Jerry Brown

• Visualize today's news with Newsmap

• Mad TV's iRack sketch

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