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Progressives, as a rule, do not look back with nostalgia at 2004 — a dismal, disempowering year, a time of swiftboating and flip-flopping and generally being left sputtering in the face of the Bush-Cheney barrage. One exception to that rule is Barack Obama, whose keynote address at that year’s Democratic National Convention launched him toward the office he now holds.
A few days ago, I had one of my MARC moments. The commuter train from Baltimore to Washington slowed just outside the Beltway, wheezing along as if it were dragging the 1st Armored Division. The German tourists behind me looked bewildered at our sorry pace. Eventually, the scratchy intercom informed us that a train in front of us was having difficulties.
The video of American journalist James Foley’s execution was shocking and brutal. Within an hour of its release in August by jihadists, it had been seen around the world, spread by social networks and amplified by traditional media. YouTube, Facebook and other major online content distributors quickly tried to purge the worst segments from their networks, yet the images kept resurfacing.
John Cleese’s memoir is just about everything one would expect of its author — smart, thoughtful, provocative and above all funny — but it is not what his most ardent fans probably have been expecting, a blow-by-blow account of the making of his most notable work: “Monty Python’s Flying Circus,” the many films made by the Monty Python troupe and the “Fawlty Towers” situation comedy.
Most Americans are aware that France helped us win independence from Britain, but few appreciate the huge influence France continued to have here during our nation’s formative years. In its infancy, the United States was a scarecrow of a country — mostly farms and a few hamlets scattered among diverse, semi-independent states — with meager economic development.
Marc Kusnetz, an NBC News producer, spent the night of Nov. 9, 1989, watching a joyous crowd attack the wall that had trapped them for 28 years. When he returned to his hotel room the following morning, he noticed that he was covered in a thick layer of chalky powder.