A Capital View


March 2008


A Bright Future for Baseball

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CLEARWATER, FLA.—The 2008 Major League Baseball season opened this spring in Japan. For a look at our national pastime, here is an interview with Bill Giles, chairman of the Philadelphia Phillies and a 50-year executive at the minor and major league level. (Full disclosure: Giles has been a close ...

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baseball
MLB

Bush Calls Attention to His Failures

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Leave it to the leaders of the Bush administration for their marvelous gift of timing. Whether it is the war(s), the economy, or a domestic emergency, this crowd gets the gold medal for failure.

On the fifth anniversary of the war in Iraq, Vice President Cheney makes an unannounced trip to Iraq. He ...

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Bush, George W.

Spitzer's Stupidity

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There is heartfelt sympathy across the land for the wife and daughters of soon-to-be-former Gov. Eliot Spitzer. For him, there is nothing but scorn in this corner and elsewhere.

Stupidity is the first word that comes to mind to explain Spitzer's conduct. He originally called this situation "a ...

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Spitzer, Eliot

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