Killer Ad… Now that’s a message! A new 527 called the Fight Back Campaign is going to start airing ads in Wisconsin and West Virginia on Monday that take on the Bush administration’s incompetent execution of the war in Iraq. The ads are very good: spare, elegant, and outrage-inspiring. It’s about time someone started talking about the war we’re actually in now, as opposed to the one that ended 30 years ago. You can view them here.
Paul Glastris is the editor in chief of the Washington Monthly. He was an editor at the magazine from 1986 to 1988.
Pete Souza/Obama White HouseWhy Cops Who Didn't Want to Be Held Accountable Were Threatened by ObamaThe federal government can intervene to demand police reform. The former president understood that.