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Thursday, April 06, 2006

Apologies...

...to those readers who asked that I head back downtown to GW this evening for the Ward Churchill/David Horowitz thing so that I could blog about it.

I've tried hard, ever since I read the announcement of this unlikely event, to convince myself to attend. Especially since a good number of you asked me to. But I cannot.

It is as if you asked me to listen to Ivana Trump and Paris Hilton debate the sculpture of Britney Spears giving birth on all fours.













I just couldn't.

But I'll read the transcript and see if there's anything to be said.