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  1. the facebook papers
    Planet FacebookThe Facebook Papers reveal the absurdity of allowing a single company to run the world’s social media.
  2. The Powerful Myth of the Would-Be President RFK, 50 Years LaterRobert F. Kennedy promised a kind of mind-bending coalition of minorities and white working-class voters that progressives still crave.
  3. select all
    Facebook Allegedly Helped Vietnamese Government Silence DissidentsA group of journalist and civil-rights activists penned an open letter to the company.
  4. America Ends Longtime Arms Embargo Against VietnamObama says the move isn’t about countering Chinese influence in the region. (But it’s about countering Chinese influence in the region).
  5. Phuc Dat Bich Is Beyond Tired of Getting Kicked Off FacebookIt’s his real name!
  6. the donald
    Donald Trump’s Incomplete Vietnam ExplanationHe says he got lucky, but he didn’t mention that he also got a medical deferment.
  7. revolt like an egyptian
    Britain and France Send Military Advisers to Libyan Rebels, Remind Everyone of VietnamCould this be Britain’s Vietnam?
  8. paladinosaur
    Carl Paladino’s Campaign Revises War RecordHe trained zero men while on active duty, not 250.
  9. education
    Mild-Mannered Non-Commando to Succeed Bob KerreyThe New School has a new president.
  10. photo op
    Hillary Probably Feels Bad for Not Inviting Vietnam to Chelsea’s WeddingVietnam gave her a really nice and sparkly mosaic.
  11. early and awkward
    Another Candidate Jumps on the Lucrative Vietnam-Misrepresentation BandwagonAlabama’s candidate for governor is being criticized for a vague TV ad.
  12. early and awkward
    Richard Blumenthal’s Own Staffer Calls Him a Liar“He was lying to me face to face.”
  13. early and awkward
    Richard Blumenthal’s ‘Good Friend’ Throws Him Under the BusA fellow Connecticut pol vents to the ‘Times.’
  14. misrepresentin’
    Times: Blumenthal Misrepresented His Vietnam ServiceSenate hopeful received at least five military deferments.
  15. early and often
    Obama Potentially Looking Even Less PatrioticThe voices of outrage face off against those pundits who can afford to defend Clark.
  16. intel
    The Spitzer Family to Vacation in Southeast AsiaAs legal clouds gather for Spitzer on the home front, he takes the whole family to find sunnier skies.
  17. early and often
    Karl Rove Gives John McCain the Reverse ‘Swift Boat’ TreatmentRove writes an editorial pointing out the problem in McCain’s presidential strategy: not enough people know how awesome he is!
  18. gossipmonger
    Amy Sacco Is Single AgainPaula Froelich sticks up for close friend
  19. in other news
    And It Will Become Necessary to Destroy the Country in Order to Save ItSorry, this has no New York connection and is outside our usual bailiwick and all that, but, still: How did this man get elected twice? Bush to Invoke Vietnam in Arguing Against Iraq Pullout [CNN] Related: Bush’s Iraq-Vietnam Parallel [The Lede/NYT]