Daily Archive for February 1st, 2008

What to do on Super Tuesday

February 5 is Super Tuesday, and though Virginia will not be voting until a week later, the results of that twenty-two state voting blitz could do much to determine the next nominee of each party. So if you’re not already invited to a friend’s Super Tuesday party — complete with 50′ plasma TV and ready snacks — then hopefully you have already RSVPed for the Road Back PAC “Super Duper Tuesday” gala at Gravity Lounge. For more Democratic Party events, visit CVilleDems.org

If you don’t have $30 burning a hole in your pocket, but still want to spend at least part of the evening with like-minded folk, then you may wish to attend an alternative event titled “Left of Center on Local Food”. LOC is a group for the young Dem-curious, and this event focuses on the local food movement. Left of Center can be found on the web at LeftofCenterCVille.org.

“Gosh, things are going just swell in Iraq!”

In the January 29 C-Ville Weekly, Josh Levy writes an editorial about just how great things are going in Iraq:

Not long ago, it seemed as if we were on the verge of defeat; now it is likely that Iraqis and Americans together will subdue al Qaeda and other radicals in Iraq and build a peaceful and tolerant society.

Further down, he submits that “By July (2007), it looked as if Congress might force the U.S. to surrender” until Bush came up with the brilliant strategy of finally listening to all the military advisers that he had previously fired and actually increase the troop level. Levy goes on to suggest that General Petraeus should be named Time Magazine’s “Man of the Decade”.

You can bet that I will be submitting a counter-editorial, and I will highlight it in this space if it gets published. But I also find myself wondering: just who is Josh Levy?

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