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Friday, June 20, 2008

Watcher's Winners

The Watcher of Weasels has posted the winners in this week's blogospheric panorama of prose.

Wolf Howling wrote a heck of a piece on Boumediene v. Bush, Judicial Activism Run Amok-- thoroughly researched, deeply troubling and worthy of a bookmark under 'habeas corpus' -- that rightfully got the nod from the Watcher's Council as the best Council post of the week.

Just one-third point behind in second was my analysis of Bush's failures as a war time communicator, Admitting Defeat in the Rhetoric War.

Among the non-Council entries, many of which were about Boumediene v. Bush, it was a war journal post from Miserable Donuts, After the Charge, that won. It tells the story of the only American officer in Basra during the recent campaign. I didn't vote for it myself (that darn Michael Yon/Michael Totten standard), but I always like it when one of our soldiers gets this little honor.

My pick for the category went to Lone Star Times, for Obama and Taxes: An Unchanged Liberal Agenda, which came in second. Yikes! I see a cut in income ahead -- no one in their right mind would want to be a billionaire under Obama. No, I'm not a billionaire in the normal sense; he just defines it as anyone who makes over $250,000.

View all the winners here.

Thanks, Watcher, for so expertly stretching all these canvases and letting us bring our own palettes and brushes.